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A 39-year-old member asked:

symptoms of leukemia include what?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
Various: These can vary widely. Common symptoms include severe fatigue, fever, easy bruising or bleeding.
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Leukemia symptoms: & signs, albeit incomplete ...Fatigue, pallor, headache, fast heart rate or even congestive heart failure, bleeding, bruising, petechial rash, fever, life-threatening infxns, bone pain, walk refusal or loss of milestones, cranial nerve palsies, lymphadenopathy, splenomegally, etc. Virtually any system can be affected for multiple reasons, both from the leukemia or its impact on other blood cells.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Please suggest what foods are good for leukemia patient?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A seefood diet: High quality protein and high total calories are needed for the rigors of leukemia treatment. If the patient sees food, they should eat it.
A 40-year-old member asked:

What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Hard to : Generalize, but most commonly patients present with severe fatigue, shortness of brfeath, easy bruisability, and sometimes fever.
A 34-year-old member asked:

What is the cure for leukemia like?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
There are dozens of: Types of leukemia. Chronic leukemias may or may not require treatment. CML is managed with oral tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Cll is a wide spectrum from nothing to very aggressive chemotherapy. The acute leukemias all and AML are managed with multi-agent chemo, and typically on an aggressive schedule.
A 31-year-old female asked about a male:

What is the worst case scenario for someone with leukemia?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
What leukemia: Some go decades and never even require treatment, others lead to death in weeks if not treated aggressively. Need to know the leukemia type and risk factors.
A 21-year-old female asked:

Other cure for leukemia?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
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Which: Leukemia? There are dozens of types.

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