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What are the first sign and symptoms of leukemia?

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

Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Leukemia (Definition)

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


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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 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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What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

What are the signs 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 signs and symptoms of lymphogenic leukemia?

What are signs and symptoms of lymphogenic leukemia?

Anemia, infections..: And easy bruising or bleeding are the most common symptoms of acute leukemia. A complete blood count (CBC) will often show low numbers of normal red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets; plus abnormal leukemia cells. A bone marrow biopsy confirms the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of terminal leukemia?

Many: Not all leukemia is "terminal", meaning some leukemias are cured. People with leukemia need chemotherapy and sometimes a bone marrow transplant. If the leukemia comes back over and over despite treatment, then it's more likely to be terminal. When leukemia grows, it causes bleeding, bruising, infections, fevers, weight loss, and fatigue. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the first signs or symptoms of leukemia?

Doctors, what are the first signs or 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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Diarrhea is it sign of leukemia?

Diarrhea is it sign of leukemia?

No: Diarrhea (without blood) is not a specific sign of leukemia. ...Read more

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What is petechai & what is it a sign of? Leukemia, infection, . ..? Thanks!

What is petechai & what is it a sign of? Leukemia, infection, . ..? Thanks!

A very low platelet: Count. This can be seen in acute leukemia, but more likely is immune destruction known as itp. ...Read more

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What are some signs and symptoms of leukemia?

What are some signs and symptoms of leukemia?

Some symptoms are...: People with leukemia can have unusual bleeding, easy bruising, tiny blood spots on the skin, frequent infections, mouth ulcers, pallor (looking pale), shortness of breath, swollen lymph nodes, enlarged liver, unintentional weight loss, etc. That said, there are many other disorders that cause one or more of these listed signs and symptoms. A visit to the doctor can help if a person has symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some characteristic signs and symptoms of leukemia?

What are some characteristic signs and symptoms of leukemia?

Variable: Symptons may include but not limited to fever, weakness, easy fatiguability, shortness of breath, weight loss and sweating. ...Read more

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Why do I have little red dots all over my body? They just came in the past day or two. Is this a sign of leukemia?

Why do I have little red dots all over my body? They just came in the past day or two. Is this a sign of leukemia?

Need to evaluate: You should have a physician evaluate the skin findings as they may be due to a serious underlying disorder. ...Read more

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Why do I have little red dots all over my body? I'm really worried. They just came in the past day or two. Is this a sign of leukemia?

Get a medical examin: Red dots like you have described can be caused by a number of possible reasons. Leukemia is low on the list. But if you want to be sure you need to have a check up by your doctor who can do a blood count (cbc diff and platelet count) to check your blood numbers especially platelet count, which if it is low, can cause small red spots over the skin of your legs and arms... Called petechiae. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of leukemia and lymphoma?

Typical Symptoms: ... Of leukemia are easy bruising or bleeding, shortness of breath with exertion, or infections. A complete blood count (CBC) will often show low numbers of normal red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets; plus abnormal leukemia cells. A bone marrow biopsy confirms the diagnosis.

Lymphomas typically cause enlarged lymph nodes, though other tissues may be involved. ...Read more

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Can anxiety be a small sign of on coming diseases before my daughter was diagnosed with leukemia for months her anxiety level changed?

Can anxiety be a small sign of on coming diseases before my daughter was diagnosed with leukemia for months her anxiety level changed?

Unlikely: There is no scientific information that says increasing anxiety is correlated with a future diagnosis like leukemia. However, many of my patients know something is wrong before they come to my office. ...Read more

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What are some signs and symptoms of preleukemia and leukemia?

What are some signs and symptoms of preleukemia and 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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Is muscle twitching a sign of leukemia?

Is muscle twitching a sign of leukemia?

No: Muscle twitching is not a sign of leukemia. Twitching can happen for many reasons, including drinking too much coffee or not sleeping enough. ...Read more

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