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Blood cancer symptoms?

Blood cancer symptoms?

Several: Common presenting symptoms/signs include fatigue, increased bleeding/bruising, frequent infections, and abnormal blood tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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Yellow snot has tiny streaks of blood (for months). Clear snot has no blood streaks. Cancer? Symptoms include picking nose daily.

Yellow snot has tiny streaks of blood (for months). Clear snot has no blood streaks. Cancer? Symptoms include picking nose daily.

Sounds pretty normal: This is common to simple nasal irritation from dusts or allergens. Nose picking will often result in damage to the tiny capillaries in the nasal membranes. Your doc can confirm or exclude these suspicions. ...Read more

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If one had lung cancer symptoms. Would it show on an X-ray and bloods. ?

If one had lung cancer symptoms. Would it show on an X-ray and bloods. ?

It might--or not: Advanced lung cancer would show on x-ray. Earlier cancers are better seen with ct scans. If you have been a heavy smoker for 15 or more years, your risk is certainly much higher of a cancer than a non-smoker. Non-smoking related cancers occur, but usually in much older individuals. ...Read more

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Which symptoms of. Blood cancer?

Which symptoms  of. Blood cancer?

Too numerous to list: "blood cancer" is a so-so term for leukemia. Anything from a vague feeling of tiredness building over months from a mild anemia, to a catastrophic illness with fatal hemorrhage from many places or catastrophic stroke, or nothing at all. If you have any concerns about having leukemia or any other serious illness, get with your physician -- we can almost always spot serious disease. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of having blood cancer?

Depends on the type: Of leukemia. There is large variety of blood cancers, leukemias, and these have different symptoms. Common symptoms are fever, infection, enlarged lymph nodes, bleeding etc. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/tc/leukemia-topic-overview. ...Read more

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What are the symtomes of having blood cancer?

What are the symtomes of having blood cancer?

Depends: ..On which blood cells are affected and what kind of "blood cancer" they have. If white cells go down, people can get infections. If red cells go down, the symptom is fatigue. If platelets go down, there is easy bruising and bleeding. Please note than often 2 or all 3 of these (or even other) symptoms can happen in a patient depending on the specific disease they have. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood cancer ! please help me !?

I'm having symptoms of blood cancer ! please help me !?

Chill bro. : But see a doctor. He/she will evaluate you, determine which tests you need, and decide if you need to visit a hematologist. Hope it's all well for you. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of blood cancer?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of blood cancer?

Fatigue, bleeding: Blood cancer is also called leukemia. It is caused when white blood cells grow without stopping. This fills up the bone marrow and prevents platelets and red blood cells from growing, leading to anemia, fatigue, and bleeding. Other symptoms include bruising, drenching night sweats, weight loss, swollen gums, fevers, and cough/shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for blood cancer?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms for blood cancer?

Variable: You are describing the leukemia family, a diverse group. Anemia is usually present and announces itself as diminished exercise tolerance. If platelets are low, there may be petechiae on the skin, or if very low, bleeding from the gut or into the brain. Low white cells may result in odd infections, or pressure in the marrow may make the bones hurt. A CBC is the first step in diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does having slight symptoms of fever and fatigue alone suggest blood cancer?

Does having slight  symptoms of fever  and fatigue alone  suggest blood cancer?

No: Fever and fatigue are body responses to a large number of illnesses. Blood cancer, or leukemia, does not cause fever unless it results in severe immune deficiency with resultant infection. ...Read more