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Leukemia Symptoms in a 5 year old?

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Leukemia can affect many parts of the body, including the organs of the cardiovascular and digestive systems. But what are the major symptoms of leukemia?...
I would just like to hear what symptoms might appear in a 5 year old if they might have leukemia.
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replied December 15th, 2010
The symptoms of leukemia can be quite variable. These may include fevers, chills, frequent infecitons, enlarged lymph nodes, unexplained weight loss, extreme fatigue, excessive bleeding or bruising, night sweats, and bone pain, among other symptoms. However, any of these symptoms can be caused by multiple other illnesses, and so they are not specific to leukemia.

If you are concerned that your child may be chronically ill, then please take him/her to see a pediatrician.


Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

Author, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race"

A landmark, evidence-based guide to a healthy cancer-prevention lifestyle, based on cutting-edge cancer research.
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