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What are the symptoms of cll?

What are the symptoms of cll?

Weakness: Cll may be asymptomatic, may cause anemia and weakness, fever, night sweats, pain in left upper abdomen due to enlarged spleen, enlarged lymph glands, bleeding and infections. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cll?

Depends on stage: For the patient with early stge cll the treatment is only observatio, meaning no therapy. When the disease stage advances or complications such as infections or low blood counts develop, at that point chemotherapy is started. Type of chemo depends on patient age, activity and can range from oral pills to combination regimens. ...Read more

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What are some cause's for cll?

Not known: The cause/s for cll is not known. For more information consult the following site:http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001559/. ...Read more

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Diet for cll sufferers ?

Diet for cll sufferers ?

Healthy diet: Nothing special..Just a low fat diet high in vegetables, fruit and fiber..Like anyone else should have. ...Read more

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Is vomiting a symptom of cll?

Not usually: Cll is often a disease without symptoms. Most people are diagnosed with an elevated blood count. Nausea can be seen when the disease is very advanced. If a patient with cll has vomiting they need a complete revaluation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cll?

Weakness: Cll may be asymptomatic, may cause anemia and weakness, fever, night sweats, pain in left upper abdomen due to enlarged spleen, enlarged lymph glands, bleeding and infections. ...Read more

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Does swollen lymph glands in the stomach with a cll diagnosis lessen your survival rate?

Depends: Several factors (clinical and molecular) determine cll prognosis- perphaps talk to hem-onc about these in your case. Best of luck.. ...Read more

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I have just been diagnosed with CLL and have a Pits count of 147 increased from 134 just 3 months ago. What do these levels mean?

See your doctor: I believe you are referring to your platelet count, which is essentially normal. The interpretation of these labs depends on your particular illness, your treatment, and other things. Your doctor should be able to answer this question very easily. ...Read more

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I have cll WBC 32000 - RBC and palnet in normal but appered in the last test atpical lymphocites 18% . Can i take any medicine to reduce this prsentag?

I have cll WBC 32000 - RBC and palnet in normal but appered in the last test atpical lymphocites 18% . Can i take any medicine to reduce this prsentag?

Don't need to: There is some data out of mayo clinic that green tea extract can lower the WBC count. However, there is no data that it improves survival. At that level if HGB and platelets normal, there really is nothing to do. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Cll lukemia (mother) just, went to have unrelated blood tests ..High wwb lymphocyte absolute and monocyte absolute poss indication of the same?

Cll lukemia (mother) just, went to have unrelated blood tests ..High wwb lymphocyte absolute and monocyte absolute poss indication of the same?

Need more details: We can help you more exactly if you send us the detailed blood count report(cbc report). Moreover your doctor would have explained all of this to you or to your mother. But we can do it again if you send us the report of her complete blood counts(cbc). ...Read more

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My last bloidwork showed smudge cells. I know cll is a possibility. Is all also a possibility? What elae can cause smudge cells?

Not of diagnostic va: Not of clear value. If your CBC is otherwise normal then smudge cells can be ignored. By themselves alone they are do not imply a diagnosis of cll or all. Tell us the results of your CBC and differential counts so that we can be more accurate in informing you what it all means. ...Read more

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Does having cll cause swelling and pain in one male breast?

Does having cll cause swelling and pain in one male breast?

Not really.: This would be very unusual. My advice is to be seen by your doctor to figure out what the issue might be. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cll?

Depends on stage: For the patient with early stge cll the treatment is only observatio, meaning no therapy. When the disease stage advances or complications such as infections or low blood counts develop, at that point chemotherapy is started. Type of chemo depends on patient age, activity and can range from oral pills to combination regimens. ...Read more

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I am living with af (came back after three shock treatments) and taking warfrin. Also have cll for past 11 year. I'm 77. How will life exp be affect?

Depends: Depends on how stable is your cll. If the cll has been stable for the last 11 years and there is no need for therapy to be started- it is likely that the cll won't affect your life expectancy significantly which means your other problems like your heart problems and other diseases you may have would be more important contributors to your life expectancy. Live your life fully one day at a time. ...Read more

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Chronic lymphoblastic leukemia (cll) is cll terminal? Is there a cure?

Chronic lymphoblastic leukemia (cll) is cll terminal? Is there a cure?

See below...: Chronic lymphoblastic leukemia does not exist. Cll stands for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Lymphoblastic leukemias are acute.The only known complete cure for cll is stem cell transplantation; however, many patients do not need any form of therapy unless there are symptoms or adverse prognostic factors. Cll is usually not an aggressive form of leukemia and has a relatively good prognosis overall. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of someone with cll leukemia?

Usually many yrs: Many pts survive many years with this diagnosis./ your doctor likely discussed the genetic tests and blood work that can help define the rate of progression expected with current therapy. A small percentage have a rapid course of disease. ...Read more

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How concerning is cll?

Leukemia: It is a leukemia, a cancer, albeit generally a slowly progressing one. You should see your doctor to establish a baseline and a plan for treatment. ...Read more

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Diet for cll sufferers ?

Healthy diet: Nothing special..Just a low fat diet high in vegetables, fruit and fiber..Like anyone else should have. ...Read more

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