Symptoms Of Hodgkins Lymphoma

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Symptoms of Hodgkins Lymphoma

Painless,enlarged lymph nodes, often occurring in the neck, are the most common sign of Hodgkins lymphoma.

► Chest lymph nodes when affected, may be observed on a chest X-ray.

► Some people with Hodgkins find that their affected nodes become painful after alcohol consumption.This is a however a rare phenomenon.


► Enlargement of the spleen, or spleenomegaly, is seen in approximately 30% of individuals with Hodgkins lymphoma.

► In 5% of the patients enlarged liver (or hepatomegaly) is another symptom.

► A cyclic high-grade fever, known as Pel-Ebstein fever, is reported among some, although there is an ongoing debate as to whether this fever really exists

► Other systemic symptoms, observed in one-third of the affected individuals are -

     - Low-grade fever

     - Night sweats

     - Unexplained weight loss (losing more than 10% of the body's weight        in six months)

     - Itchy skin(pruritus)

     - Fatigue

     - Loss of apetite

These systemic symptoms are also known as B symptoms.

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i m going to marry with a guy that had this cancer and had stem cell tarnsplant too.i want to know that is there any danger again?i mean after BMT is it possible to come back ? thanks.

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