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Might you detect leukemia only after a week of having symptoms?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: YES

There is no specific symptom. Symptoms vary, for example: fevers, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath to name a few.
Initial best test is a: CBC - complete blood count. This might be abnormal even in the absence of symptoms.

In brief: YES

There is no specific symptom. Symptoms vary, for example: fevers, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, weakness and shortness of breath to name a few.
Initial best test is a: CBC - complete blood count. This might be abnormal even in the absence of symptoms.
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