Is painful & swollen joints associated with leukemia iin any way?

Joint pain common. Leukemia can definitely cause pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints.
No. . This is not a typical symptom for leukemia. There are many reasons to have painful and swollen joints. Leukemia tends to cause bruising, easy bleeding (typically nosebleeds or heavy periods), fatigue and fevers.

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