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

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Joint pain common

Leukemia can definitely cause pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints.

In brief: Joint pain common

Leukemia can definitely cause pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joints.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. James Ball
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. James Ball
Dr. James Ball
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