What Are the Symptoms of Hodgkin's Lymphoma?

Q:

What are the symptoms of Hodgkin’s lymphoma?

A:

Some patients with Hodgkin lymphoma can have B symptoms which are associated with both Hodgkin’s lymphoma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

  • Fever without an infection
  • Night sweats
  • Unexplained weight loss (at least 10% of body weight over 6 months)

Other possible symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma include:

  • Itching skin
  • Feeling tired
  • Loss of appetite

Once Hodgkin lymphoma affects lymph nodes inside the chest and makes them swollen, cough, difficulties in breathing and chest pain may also occur.

However, people can develop these symptoms because of other diseases. Therefore, talk to your doctor whenever you feel something goes wrong.

 

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