What Are the Symptoms of Chronic Leukemia?

Q:
What are the symptoms of chronic leukemia?

A:
Symptoms of leukemia depend on the types and stages of the disease.

As for chronic leukemia, it has three subtypes:

  • Chronic myelogenous leukemia
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • Hairy cell leukemia

Therefore, here we only talk about the common symptoms of chronic leukemia. Common symptoms include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Persistent fatigue and weakness
  • Frequent or severe infections
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Swollen lymph nodes without pain
  • Enlarged liver or spleen
  • Easy bleeding or bruising
  • Recurrent nosebleeds
  • Tiny red spots in your skin
  • Easy bruising and bleeding
  • Excessive sweating, especially at night (night sweats)
  • Bone pain or tenderness

If you develop chronic leukemia, you may not have or only have mild symptoms. These symptoms may stay unnoticed for years and are not quite specific. Remember to see a doctor when these symptoms worry you.

 

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