Symptoms of Hodgkins Disease
Hodgkins disease does not usually cause pain. As the disease develops, the following symptoms may occur:
- Painless swelling of the lymph nodes, especially in the neck, collarbone, armpit, or groin—any swelling that lasts more than two weeks should be examined by your doctor.
- Persistent fatigue
- Unexplained fever
- Night sweating
- Weight loss
- Itchingespecially after a shower or exposure to heat
- Decreased appetite
|Swollen Lymph Nodes|
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Hodgkin lymphoma. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Societywebsite. Available at: http://www.lls.org/#/diseaseinformation/lymphoma/hodgkinlymphoma/ . Accessed April 29, 2013.
Hodgkin lymphoma. National Cancer Institutewebsite. Available at: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/hodgkin . Accessed April 29, 2013.
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