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Do non hodgkins lymphoma rashes come and go?

Do non hodgkins lymphoma rashes come and go?

Yes: Rash is not typical for lymphoma by itself but can be seen with medications/treatment of lymphoma. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Generalized itching for five months. No rash, normal blood work, no allergies have been found. Do I need to be worried about Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Generalized itching for five months. No rash, normal blood work, no allergies have been found. Do I need to be worried about Hodgkin's lymphoma?

See derm: Although lymphoma is a possibility, it is by far not the more common causes for itching. If you have lymphoma, you will have other symptoms (fatigue , weight loss etc) as well. ...Read more

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What is hodgkin's disease?

What is hodgkin's disease?

A cancer: The short answer is a cancer of the lympoma group that spreads through the lymphatic system. Hodgkins lymphoma is probably the most curable and is identified by typical reed sternberg cells when the pathologist looks at a biopsy of one of the swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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What causes hodgkin's disease?

What causes hodgkin's disease?

Hypothesis: Hodgkins cells are likely derived from germinal center b cells that have undergone mutations in the immunoglobulin variable chain. ...Read more

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How is hodgkin's disease treated?

How is hodgkin's disease treated?

Depends: Primarily with chemotherapy. There are several variables that predict a favorable profile. If favorable, chemotherapy alone is appropriate based on new data recently published in the new england journal of medicine. However, the guidelines suggest a combined approach with chemo and radiation. Also depends on age, sex, other comorbidities. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What exactly is Hodgkin's disease?

What exactly is Hodgkin's disease?

Type of lymphoma: Hodgkin lymphoma, which used to be called "Hodgkin's disease" is a type of lymphoma, a cancer of white blood cells usually but not always clumped in lymph nodes. Hodgkin lymphoma behaves so differently than all other types of lymphoma that we have grouped lymphomas broadly into "Hodgkin lymphoma" and "non-hodgkin lymphoma" (i.e., EVERYTHING else!) Hodgkin lymphoma is highly cureable. ...Read more

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I keep having recurring hodgkins. Help?

I keep having recurring hodgkins. Help?

Treatments: You most likely have tried additional chemotherapy regimens different from what you were treated with at initial diagnosis. The next step would be an autologous bone marrow (or stem cell) transplant. Your next option would be to participate in a clinical trial. See: http://www.Cancer.Gov/clinicaltrials/search/results?Protocolsearchid=6605255&vers=2 i wish you the best. ...Read more

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What exactly is hodgkins disease?

What exactly is hodgkins disease?

Lymph cancer: Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of lymph glands. It is noteworthy in part since one form of it is common in young adults. It is extremely treatable and the majority of patients are cured, using chemotherapy. Some patients also need radiation therapy. ...Read more

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How is hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed?

How is hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed?

Biopsy: A core biopsy of the enlarged lymph gland/s or mass/lump would be needed to establish a diagnosis. Then further work-up would be needed-which include- a bone marrow biopsy, pet scan and ct scan for staging purposes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hodgkins lymphoma?

Mostly swollen nodes: Most patients will only have swollen painless lymph nodes, most commonly in the left neck, right neck, armpits and groin. More rarely patients will have fevers, drenching night sweats and weight loss. More rarely patients will have pain in their lymph nodes after drinking alcohol. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more