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What are symptoms of leukemia?

What are symptoms of leukemia?

Symptoms. : When someone had leukemia, it causes specific symptoms. These include easy bruising or bleeding, fatigue, fevers. The leukemia affects the blood counts, typically making blood counts very low. Leukemia may also cause swelling of the lymph nodes, liver and spleen. ...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


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Symptoms of leukemia include what?

Symptoms of leukemia include what?

Various: These can vary widely. Common symptoms include severe fatigue, fever, easy bruising or bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of leukemia?

What are the first symptoms of leukemia?

Acute vs chronic: In many chronic leukemia- people usually are without symptoms and the only abnormality is the abnormal blood work. When more advanced- decrease blood counts can happen causing fatigue, lack of energy , bruising etc. Acute leukemia is a life threatening cancer.It may be presented with fatigue, bleeding, infections, weight loss, fevers, chill, bony pain etc. Discuss further with your oncologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a relapse of leukemia?

What are the symptoms of a relapse of leukemia?

Variable: This is variable but can include fatigue, shortness of breath, fevers, night sweats, easy bruising or bleeding. There may also be no symptoms. ...Read more

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What would the symptoms be if you have leukemia?

Varies.: Some leukemias may cause no symptoms at all, and may be found incidently on a blood count. Others, when more advanced, may cause bruising (from low platelets), weakness (from anemia) or fever and chills or other signs of infection (from abnormal white blood cells). The more serious leukemias may cause bone pain, painfull enlargement of the spleen, or swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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I think I have leukemia..Please what are the symptoms?

I think I have leukemia..Please what are the symptoms?

Symptoms. : When someone had leukemia, it causes specific symptoms. These include easy bruising or bleeding, fatigue, fevers. The leukemia affects the blood counts, typically making blood counts very low. Leukemia may also cause swelling of the lymph nodes, liver and spleen. ...Read more

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Is pancytopenia a symptom of leukemia?

Is pancytopenia a symptom of leukemia?

Yes: Pancytopenia, that is low blood counts for rbc, wbc, platelets indicates a bone marrow problem. The diagnosis requires a bone marrow biopsy. One cause of pancytopenia is leukemia. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of childhood leukemia?

What are symptoms of childhood leukemia?

Leukemia: Symptoms can include pallor, fatigue, multiple infection, bleeding ( gum bleeding, nose bleeding, bleeding on the skin etc) , fever, failure to thrive/weight loss, bony pain, shotness of breaths. ...Read more

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Can you have a baby if you have leukemia?

Can you have a baby if you have  leukemia?

Pregnancy & Leukemia: Acute leukemia can sometimes be diagnosed in pregnant women. A young woman with acute leukemia should defer having a baby until at least more than 2 years in remission (free of leukemia) off any chemotherapy. Sometimes it is difficult to conceive after treatments but it is possible. Planning this ahead of time even before start of treatments with your doctor helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chronic leukemia?

What are the symptoms of chronic leukemia?

50% are asymptomatic: About half of patients with chronic leukemia have no symptoms and are discovered on a routine CBC (complete blood count) usually obtained for some other reason. When symptoms do occur, they may include fatigue or tiredness, swollen glands or lymph nodes, low grade fever or sweats that are persistent. More advanced symptoms can include, bleeding, bruising, anemia, enlarging belly or an infection. ...Read more