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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Acute Monocytic Leukemia

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How would you know if you had acute monocytic leukemia?

How would you know if you had acute monocytic leukemia?

Anemia, infections..: and easy bruising or bleeding are the most common symptoms. Sometimes swollen gums. 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

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


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Acute promyelocytic leukemia symptoms of bleeding, what to do?

Acute promyelocytic leukemia symptoms of bleeding, what to do?

You need a Leukemia: A leukemia expert is what you need to take care of your apl.. There are some brand new drugs other than chemo...They can avoid any risk due to bleeding. ...Read more

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For what length of time do acute leukemia symptoms take to appear?

For what length of time do acute leukemia symptoms take to appear?

Quickly: Usually the symptoms of acute leukemia appear quickly. Most people have symptoms which cause them to seek medical care and their leukemia is then diagnosed. Patients with acute leukemia who are not treated typically have symptoms develop or progress within a few days. ...Read more

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I have 5/9 symptoms of acute leukemia should I be worried does this mean I have leukemia?

No guesswork here: There is no one symptom that can point to a definite diagnosis of acute leukemia. It is something that requires a simple blood test called CBC and differential count which can be run in any laboratory and the results can indicate if there is some abnormality that indicates a possiblity of leukemia which usually shows up in the blood but sometimes it requires bone marrow examinat for confirmation. ...Read more

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How quickly would acute leukemia develop in months? How long would it take to show symptoms, what would they be?

How quickly would acute leukemia develop in months? How long would it take to show symptoms, what would they be?

Rapid progress: Acute leukemia develops over weeks to months. Symptoms can include fevers, fatigue, bone pain, easy bruising, shortness of breath and loss of appetite. The diagnosis is made with bloodwork and often a bone marrow biopsy. The good news is that the chance of survival has increased dramatically over the alst few decades. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do about acute promyelocytic leukemia symptoms of bleeding and can it be stopped once started?

Is there anything i can do about acute promyelocytic leukemia symptoms of bleeding and can it be stopped once started?

Medical emergency!: This is a medical emergency! immediate professional medical care is necessary. Even though acute promyelocytic leukemia generally has a very good prognosis, the occurrence of bleeding may indicate a serious and potentially fatal complication of this disease, namely disseminated intravascular coagulation (dic) that needs to be treated immediately in a hospital setting. Seek professional help now! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acute adult leukemia?

What are the symptoms of acute adult leukemia?

Several: Fatigue, fever, easy bruising, infection are some of the symptoms of acute leukemia. Having any of these symptoms, however, does not mean that someone has leukemia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acute myeloid leukemia?

Fatigue, fever etc: Acute myeloid leukemia starts from bone marrow, where normal blood cells were made. Leukemia cells will decrease the abilities of bone marrow to make normal blood cells such red blood cells (delivery oxygen); white blood cells (fight for infection), and platelets (stop bleeding). Therefore, the symptoms can be fatigue, fever, bruising or bleeding, bone pain, swollen glands, and weight loss. ...Read more

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