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Leukemia Skin Symptoms
I'm really really scared I have leukemia I've been getting weird symptoms i just wanna no what's going on with me, help? My head has been hurting for months now and I've been feeling dizzy i went to get a CT scan and everything was fine but now I've been
Hard to say...: The symptoms you described are not specific for any disease and may be associated with various conditions including migraines, abnormal blood pressure, and tumors (less likely if a head ct was normal). The best way to go is to consult your doctor and he will perform a clinical exam and some laboratory tests that he/she considers necessary. These will also help ruling out leukemia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Are my symptoms all in my head? I went to get a CBC in february and everything came back fine. I still feel tired, bruise easily, and have horrible shortness of breath for no reason. Could leukemia have developed between now and then? Should I get a secon
I have pink dots on my skin. can it be a side effect of medicines or something like leukemia? andhow long will last? they are tiny.
See your doctor : It could be nothing, but please see your doctor to be sure. It is very difficult to evaluate this condition over email/internet. ...Read more
3yr old is itchy all over but no rash what could this be? I read itchy skin could be leukemia is this true? :(
Yes and no: Certain blood cell disorders may be associated with itchy but the incidence is quite low. There are many causes for a 3-yo child to get itchy and dry skin is one of them. Consider applying a moisturizer on the skin immediately after bathing to see if this helps May also try an antihistamine. If these measures fail. see your doctor. ...Read more
I've had 5 CT scans over the past 5 yrs. 4 abdomen, 1 head. Has this increased my risk a lot for lymphoma or leukemia? What if i need more?
When i was 20 i had a chest CT with contrast, at 25 a sinus CT &26 head ct. Iliving in fear of getting leukemia from the radiation?
Diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, now also has bone marrow tb.Difficulty breathing, wont eat and vomiting.Red spots under skin.Is this serious?
Extremely: This person needs to be under the care of a very competent hemato-oncologist. ...Read more
Acute myeloid leukemia, bone tb, vomiting, red spots under skin, no appitite, breathing difficulty.How likely to be fatal?No responding well after chemo
AML: This severe disease was formerly 100% fatal. Chemo transformed this into a treatable and potentially curable condition, but fraught with numerous risks, often due to infection. I've seen recoveries that border on miraculous ; am reluctant to be pessimistic, but realistically this does not sound promising. If you are having trouble breathing you belong in your doctor's office or in hospital now. ...Read more
I have frequent infections, fatigue, red spots under my skin, bone and joint pain, fevers and a high wbc. Is it possible for me to have leukemia?
Don't waste time: Very possible. Go to a doctor and preferably a hemotologist without delay. ...Read more
Do you think I have leukemia? It started with a sore throat, rashes, bruising, itchy skin, muscle pain, nerve pain? It's improving. Had no fever.
Unlikely: These symptoms can be interpreted many ways, but if leukemia were present (which is very improbable) the symptoms would not improve, but get progressively worse. Sounds as if you have been reading texts looking for a diagnosis and are learning that there is more to medical practice than is written down. See a good clinician. Good luck and get better soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stop taking it: If you get a rash from penicillin, you should stop it immediately. You can take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or another antihistamine like Claritin or zyrtec. If you insist on not taking any medication, then a cool shower or oatmeal bath may help with the itching. In any event, if you have any breathing problems, you need to go to the er. ...Read more
Time: If not a severe reaction it will dissipate in time. You should see however if it was an allergic reaction or not. In some cases , when given for viral illness one can get a rash and not be allergic. This would be important to know. Can see an infectious disease doctor or allergist to help with this. ...Read more
Milk allergy: Immediately after consuming milk, signs and symptoms of a milk allergy might include:hives, wheezing, vomiting, signs and symptoms that may take more time to develop include:loose stools, which may contain blood, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, coughing or wheezing, runny nose, watery eyes, itchy skin rash, often around the mouth, colic in babies. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Any life event always displays itself at a certain spot on its course or pattern of full spectrum to reflect the host's coping ability; likewise, HPV infection does by showing no symptoms at all to full-blown cauliflower-like lesion, but not with "dermatitis" except catching superimposed skin infection by yeasts - candida, or bacteria - staph or strept, but rarely. ...Read more
Yes: It is common if you eat or drink very little to have dry skin. Often one of the best things you can do to help yourself is to hydrate with water regularly. This is often overlooked and very important for good skin health as well as your body in general. Make sure to eat a balanced and adequate diet as well. ...Read more