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What are the signs of lymphoma?

What are the signs of lymphoma?

B symptoms: Symptoms can include fever, night-sweats and weight loss for both non-hodgkin's lymphoma and hodgkin's disease. These are referred to as b symptoms and they are used in the staging of lymphoma. Thus a stage iii lymphoma with b symptoms would be given a stage iiib status. Other symptoms are related to pressure from the tumor causing pain, or fatigue. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which is an infection fighting collection of nodes of lymph tissue populated by white blood cells and ducts that drain excess fluid. The system ...Read more


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What are some signs of lymphoma?

What are some signs of lymphoma?

Lymphoma...: Often, the first sign of lymphoma is a painless swelling in the neck, under an arm, or in the groin. Lymph nodes or tissues elsewhere in the body may also swell. The spleen, for example, often becomes enlarged in lymphoma. Symptoms of lymphoma may include the following: fevers, chills, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, fatigue, and itching. ...Read more

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What are the signs that you have lymphoma?

A lot or a few: Most people present after feeling a lump. Some present with weight loss, loss of appetite, unexplained fevers. Some present with unexplained itching of the skin. There are many symptoms depending on where the lymphoma is located. If in the chest, someone may present with a cough. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of hodgkin's lymphoma?

What are signs and symptoms of hodgkin's lymphoma?

Classic b symptoms: Are fever, sweats, weight loss ...Itching now not considered one, but happens. Can produce painless large nodes in usual locations, neck, armpit groin, or produce crowding symptoms in chest or belly. ...Read more

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What are common and uncommon signs & symptoms of lymphoma and what can be done to detect it and prevent it and what is the treatment for it.

What are common and uncommon signs & symptoms of lymphoma and what can be done to detect it and prevent it and what is the treatment for it.

Multiple: The diagnosis and treatment of lymphoma, like any other cancer, should be managed by an oncologist. Many signs and symptoms are possible at presentation including unexplained weight loss, lymph node enlargement, lack of appetite, night sweats, prolonged fever, enlarged spleen and/or liver, etc. Treatment may include surgery and chemotherapy. Watchful waiting is also possible in low grade cases. ...Read more

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What signs would have you concerned that a child may have lymphoma?

See below: Hodgkin's lymphoma usually presents as steadily growing painless lymph node often in neck region whereas Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presents as either slow- or rapidly growing lymph node associated with enlarged liver, spleen, and weight loss. ...Read more

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I keep having temperatures of 99.0-99.5 up and down throughout the day. Been happening last 3 months. Is this a sign of lymphoma?

This is normal: This is not a fever. Everyone has normal temperature fluctuations during the day/night. My real question is why are you taking your temperature so often? Are you having some symptoms? Because there is no evidence of anything wrong here. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of marginal zone lymphoma?

Lump lymphadenopathy: Marginal zone lymphomas are found in lymph nodes, salivary glands, extralymph nodes organs and the signs and symptoms are referable to the location of the lymphoma. In the skin, lumps could show up as reddish elevated lump on chest and upper body, with no pain or itchiness. Enlargement of nodes are signs and neck lumps with o r without pain could be seen in glandular involvement. Need biopsy. ...Read more

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