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Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Symptoms

Following are some common Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Symptoms, which may help in early diagnosis if attended appropriately:

  • Painless swelling of lymph nodes especially those in the neck, under the arm, or in the groin. Often these lymph nodes appear as a lump under the skin which gets bigger over time. Note that some other cancers and infections may also cause swollen lymph nodes.
  • B Symptoms: Unexplained weight loss, Fever (>38 degree Celsius), and night sweats may occur in patients with HL.
  • Fatigue and weakness.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Itching on skin (due to a spread of cancer cells to the skin).
  • Cough or chest pain (due to swollen lymph nodes in the chest pressing on the trachea).

ALSO READ: Risk factors of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

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