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Does lymphoma cause trouble breathing?
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
5 doctors agree
In brief: It can
If lymphoma is involving either the chest, neck, or even abdomen lymph nodes (pushing up on diaphragm) it certainly can.
Also if the lymphoma is causing anemia that is another cause. Lymphoma can release cytokines (chemical that spread) that can cause fatigue, fever, and (presumably) shortness of breath.

In brief: It can
If lymphoma is involving either the chest, neck, or even abdomen lymph nodes (pushing up on diaphragm) it certainly can.
Also if the lymphoma is causing anemia that is another cause. Lymphoma can release cytokines (chemical that spread) that can cause fatigue, fever, and (presumably) shortness of breath.
Dr. Michael Thompson
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Dr. Michael Sanders
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See below
It can if it affects the lungs or if lymph nodes are compressing something or causing a pleural effusion

In brief: See below
It can if it affects the lungs or if lymph nodes are compressing something or causing a pleural effusion
Dr. Michael Sanders
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Dr. Christian Maluf
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: It may
It may by different ways such as compression, fluid in lungs, obstructive pneumonia.

In brief: It may
It may by different ways such as compression, fluid in lungs, obstructive pneumonia.
Dr. Christian Maluf
Dr. Christian Maluf
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