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What diseases have early symptoms similar to lymphoma?

What diseases have early symptoms similar to lymphoma?

Differs: Different types of lymphoma have different symptoms. The more aggressive types frequently have symptoms such as fevers, night sweats, and unexplained weight loss. Tb (tuberculosis) is one infectious disease that can have similar symptoms, but frequently with cough. Other cancers also can have similar symptoms. Fevers and weight loss can also be part of an autoimmune disease such as lupus. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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31 white female. No previous medical history of any disease. What are my chances of lymphoma and what are some early symtpoms?

31 white female. No previous medical history of any disease. What are my chances of lymphoma and what are some early symtpoms?

See here: This link below may be of interest to you.
http://www.medindia.net/patients/calculators/lifetime-cancer-risk-calculator.asp ...Read more

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Ok last question does lymphoma itching occur early in the disease or late into the disease.?

Ok last question does lymphoma itching occur early in the disease or late into the disease.?

More advance stage: Systemic symptoms are usually more common in more advance stage -not in a very early stage. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have lymphoma & lung cancer at the same time? Are diseases related? Would severe, painful swelling of foot, ankle,& leg be a symptom?

Is it possible to have lymphoma & lung cancer at the same time? Are diseases related? Would severe, painful swelling of foot, ankle,& leg be a symptom?

Yes: It is definitely possible, however it is more likely that if someone has lymphoma and a mass is found in the lung that it is a lesion from the lymphoma rather than a true " lung cancer". But both are possible. Biopsy would surely differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for lymphoma?

What are symptoms for lymphoma?

Lumps: Very often a person will notice a painless lump which is an enlarged lymph node. More advanced cases may present with fatigue, unexplained weight loss, unexplained night sweats or night fevers, even diffuse itching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lymphoma?

What are the symptoms of lymphoma?

Could be several: Lymphoma is a general category which includes many subtypes of hodgkins and non-hodgkins lymphomas. They may manifest slowly over years while higher grades progress more quickly. As a class, lymphomas my occur practically anywhere, so the possible symptoms can vary substantially. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lymphomas?

What are the symptoms of lymphomas?

They vary: Could be no symptoms or weight loss, drenching night sweats, development of enlarged lymph nodes, fevers, infections, fatigue. Many of these are caused by the disease progressing and causing other problems. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of lymphoma?

Many: Symptoms can include one or many of the following and others: enlarged lymph nodes (swollen glands), fevers, chills, night sweats, weight loss, itching, new rash, pain, or even unusual things like chest pain after drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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What are the usual lymphoma symptoms?

Variety: It can include fatigue, fevers, night sweats, swollen lymph nodes, bone pain, recurrent infections, anemia. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having lymphoma?

Large lymph nodes: That is the most common symptoms. But it may also include weight loss, fever, drenching sweats, abnormal blood counts, autoimmune problems and compression of organs resulting from the enlarged lymph nodes leading to pain, jaundice, bone fractures or neurological complications. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of lymphoma?

Very variable: Early localized lymphoma may have no symptoms. Typically, enlarged lymph nodes will cause local symptoms such as pain, lump, mass effect and when advanced symptoms can include fevers, drenching night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, low blood counts, low immunity. ...Read more

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What kind of disease is lymphoma? What causes it?

It is a cancer: Lymphoma is cancer arising in the lymph glands. Like most cancers, the cause of Lymphoma is unknown. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have castlemans disease or lymphoma?

Biopsy: Biopsy. The presentation of cd and lymphoma can be similar and may require a center that sees more of it to review. Here is a patient oriented review: http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/castleman-disease/ds01000. ...Read more

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Should I get tested for lymphoma? What are the symptoms?

Enlarged lymphglands: The usual presenting symptoms of lymphoma are enlarged lymph glands, fever, weakness, enlarged spleen, liver etc. If you have any symptoms, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What type of lymphoma is most common? What are the symptoms?

Enlarged lymph nodes: Enlarged lymph nodes is the most common sign of lymphoma. They can become quite large, several inches. Some patients also report night sweats. Lymphomas are classified according to their microscopic appearance. In adults, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and follicular lymphoma are the most common. ...Read more

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Please suggest what type of lymphoma is most common and what are the symptoms?

Several...: Some of the most common types of lymphoma in adults are: hodgkin lymphoma (~ 30%), follicular lymphoma (~ 20%), diffuse large b-cell lymphoma (25-30% of non-hodgkin lymphomas). The frequency depends on multiple factors including age and geographic location. Multiple signs and symptoms can occur including: weight loss, night sweats, lymph node enlargement, fatigue, etc. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 57-year-old woman having lymphoma? What are the symptoms?

What are the chances of a 57-year-old woman having lymphoma? What are the symptoms?

Can happen: The symptoms are commonly. Enlarged lymph nodes(>1.5/2cm) and often there is fatigue/tiredness and fever. Weight loss can also occur. Sometimes there is loss of appetite and or pain in the areas where the cancer is growing like in the bone. ...Read more

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Can celiac disease cause lymphoma?

Celiac disease: Yes non Hodgkin's lymphoma is a rare complication of celiac disease ...Read more

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What symptoms usually go along with non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

Systemic and local: Non hodgkins lymphoma may cause systemic symptoms such as weight loss, fever, night sweats and itchiness. Locally, it can present as a lump or sweling in the head and neck, groin or any lymph node area. If it's large, it can obstruct passage ways such as esophagus, intestines, ureter or blood vessels. If it involves the chest, it may give symptoms of cough, shortness of breath or pain. ...Read more

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What is the difference between hodgkin's disease and non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

What is the difference between hodgkin's disease and non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

A lot: Both hodgkin lymphoma (formerly known as hodgkin's disease) and non-hodgkin lymphoma (also known as non-hodgkin's lymphoma) are lymphomas, a type of cancer that originates in a subset of white blood cells called lymphocytes. Lymphocytes are an important part of your immune system. The main difference between hodgkin and non-hodgkin lymphoma is in the specific lymphocyte each involves. ...Read more

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Can symptoms of non hodgkin's lymphoma improve without chemo?

Can symptoms of non hodgkin's lymphoma improve without chemo?

No: Non-hodgkin lymphoma (nhl), like other cancers, requires treatment. That treatment can be varied (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation), but it is required for the cancer to be treated. It will not regress on its own. ...Read more

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Wat is lymphoproliferative disorder actually lymphoma or leukemia i m confused?

Wat is lymphoproliferative disorder actually lymphoma or leukemia i m confused?

The pathologist may: Diagnose a "lymphoproliferative disorder" to alert the clinicians to a need for more data to make the diagnosis of a lymphoma or leukemia. Ie a more generic term requiring more work-up or testing. ...Read more

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What is sarcoma versus metastatic disease versus lymphoma versus paraganglioma?

Different lesions: A sarcoma is a malignant lesion arising from connective and not glandular tissue such as visceral leiomyosarcoma of uterus or stomach. Metastatic disease represents spread of tumor that may arise from a sarcoma or carcinoma, lymphoma is a malignant form of blood cellular disease and paraganglioma is the benign form of the lesion arising from nerve tissue. All represent different forms of disease. ...Read more

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Hodgkins lymphoma graft-versus-host disease, what is this?

Hodgkins lymphoma graft-versus-host disease, what is this?

Cellular immunity: Graft vs. host disease (GVHD) occurs when T lymphocytes from a donor cause inflammation in the normal tissues of a patient. This is a common side effect of allogeneic bone marrow transplants because billions of T cells are infused along with the bone marrow stem cells. It can also occur as a rare, unintended consequence of blood transfusion in Hodgkins patients. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Few symptoms: Lymphoma can have few symptoms, sometimes weight loss, night sweats, etc. Would need to have blood tests to look for abnormalities and physical examination. Sometimes x-ray to look for enlarged lymph nodes that can be located throughout the body. ...Read more

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What would be the symptoms of a MALT lymphoma con the eye?

What would be the symptoms of a MALT lymphoma con the eye?

Eyelid swelling: MALTOMA in the eye, like other sites arise from mucosa of that organ as the name is acronym for mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. Hence, swelling of eye mucosal conjuctiva on upper or lower lids or on adjacent sweat ducts are first sign and symptoms may include painLess Eye bulge redness, double vision, and usually without loss of vision. Seek consult Either way since IntraOcular NHL occur ...Read more

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What's the link between graves disease and non hodgkins lymphoma?

Graves is a form of: Immune mediated excess thyroid hormone... It is anecdotally associated with cases of lymphoma in general, and the thyroid in particular. In animals, injection of thyroid hormone caused lymph nodes to enlarge, but most lymphoma has nothing to do with the thyroid. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

A malignancy developing in the lymphocytes of lymph glands. They present as an enlarging node that continues to grow and then ...Read more