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Doctor insights on: What Is Lymphoma Symptoms

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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 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?

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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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 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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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 are the symptoms when lymphoma affects thymus gland? Can chest pain be the only symptom of lymphoma?

What are the symptoms when lymphoma affects thymus gland? Can chest pain be the only symptom of lymphoma?

May or may not be sx: Lymphoma will produce a sizable mass which will grow and become obvious before any other symptoms might appear. If the Chest CT Scan is normal, then I doubt there is any lymphoma in the Thymus/chest. Chest pain is a nonspecific symptom which can be caused by many many different reason,some obvious,others not so obvious. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of lymphoma? I have been having swollen glands in different parts of my body for weeks and am always exhausted! help!

What are symptoms of lymphoma? I have been having swollen glands in different parts of my body for weeks and am always exhausted! help!

Medical Exam neded: Lymphoma can have enlarged lymph nodes and have no other symptoms. Yet most patients feel tired, may have fever and the Lymph nodes keep growing in size. If your nodes have increased in size then you must see a doctor for medical examination. A biopsy of the lymph node is required for a confirmed diagnosis of lymphoma. ...Read more