The symptoms of leukemia can affect your quality of life and must not be ignored. The signs and symptoms of leukemia can be different depending on the type of cancer but the following list are common. A person with leukemia may experience fever or chills, persistent fatigue and weakness, frequent infections, loss of weight without trying, swollen lymph nodes, enlarged liver or spleen, easy bleeding or bruising, tiny red spots are skin (petechiae), excessive sweating, especially at night, and/or bone pain or tenderness.
There are methods that can be used to locate and find a cancer like leukemia before it causes life-threatening harm. Some techniques include a complete blood count from a blood test, ultrasound, MRI, PET Scan and a CT scan. These methods are non-invasive and are used to detect many cancers including leukemia.
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