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RBC 4.45 (low), LYMPH % 18.5 (low)and MPV 7.1 (low) could possibly be a sign of early leukemia? Rest of cbc normal.

RBC 4.45 (low), LYMPH % 18.5 (low)and MPV 7.1 (low) could possibly be a sign of early leukemia? Rest of cbc normal.

Your RBC is nearly n: We rely more on Hemoglobin(Hb) level than on RBC counts. This has no good relationship to leukemia. To diagnose leukemia your WBC count has to be abnormal as Leukemia is a Cancer of the White blood cells. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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What specific blood work might show abnormalities that may indicate early signs of lymphoma leukemia cancer? Not for diagnosis but 4 early indications

What specific blood work might show abnormalities that may indicate early signs of lymphoma leukemia cancer? Not for diagnosis but 4 early indications

Hematologic cancers: Leukemia and lymphoma are classified as hematologic malignancies. See this site for leukemia: http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/leukemia/start/3 and see this site for lymphoma: http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/conditions/lymphoma/start/4 That should give you some basics on the blood tests. If you're concerned, talk to your doctor about which tests might be appropriate. ...Read more

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What are earlier signs of leukemia?

What are earlier signs of leukemia?

May be few: There may be no symptoms especially with chronic leukemias. Symptoms can include fatigue, easy bruising or bleeding, shortness of breath, fevers, infections and night sweats. ...Read more

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What are early symptoms of leukemia?

Not Many Symptoms: Leukemia does not always cause symptoms, especially at first. When it does cause symptoms, the most common ones include: -feeling very tired and weak -bleeding more easily than normal -getting sick from infections more easily than normal these symptoms can also be caused by conditions that are not leukemia. But if you have these symptoms, you should let your doctor or nurse know. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are the signs of leukemia?

Can you tell me which are the signs of leukemia?

Multiple: Leukemia can present with multiple signs and symptoms including but not limited to: bone pain, refusal to bear weight, gum bleeding, bleeding from other sites, pallor, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, easy bruising, fatigue, multiple infections, etc. If a concern for leukemia exists, consultation with the primary care physician or a hematologist is recommended. ...Read more

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What are the first sign and symptoms of leukemia?

It depends on Type o: There are several types of leukemia, often classified as acute or chronic. This makes 4 types of blood cancers, each with a differnt course and different treatment results. Acute leukemias cause acute illness with fevers and bleeding in skin and other body sites. Chronic leukemia has a slow onset and patients may not feel anything other than mild fatigue or weight loss. A blood test reveals type. ...Read more

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How often can people with leukemia show symptoms early on?

How often can people with leukemia show symptoms early on?

Frequently: There are two types of leukemia. Acute and chronic. There are several subtypes within each of these groups. Acute leukemia presents fast. In this case, symptoms may not present "early on" as they seem to come in suddenly. Usually 4-6 weeks prior to diagnosis. At time of diagnosis symptoms are quite profound. Chronic leukemia can be more indolent, with symptom for many months prior to diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me first sign and symptoms of leukemia ?

Hard to : Generalize, but most commonly patients present with severe fatigue, sob, easy bruisability, and sometimes fever. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 23yo female having leukemia. What are the signs?

Difficult question: You have asked a complex question but not told us why ? Yes, Leukemia can occur at any age(children included). The signs are variable including progressive fatigue(due to Anemia), bleeding, persistent Fever and or Infections which are persistent or recurrent. Further, there are several different types of leukemia, so you need to know which type do you have?(Acute:ALL or AML) or Chrnonic(?CML). ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

Multiple: Leukemia can present with multiple signs and symptoms including but not limited to: bone pain, refusal to bear weight, gum bleeding, bleeding from other sites, pallor, lack of appetite, fever, night sweats, unexplained weight loss, easy bruising, fatigue, etc. If a concern for leukemia exists, consultation with the primary care physician or a hematologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

Leukemia is a malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more