In recent years, the incidence of lymphoma has gradually increased. It is a malignant tumor that originates in lymph nodes or other lymphoid tissues. According to statistics from the World Health Organization, more than 200,000 people die from lymphoma every year. To avoid lymphoma, everyone should understand its symptoms so that early detection and early treatment can be achieved. So, what are the symptoms of early lymphoma?
1. Swollen lymph nodes
This is the most typical symptom of early lymphoma. It usually presents as painless enlarged lymph nodes, which are relatively hard in texture, mostly pushable, and progressive. Therefore, when unexplained lymph node enlargement occurs in the early stage, it is best to go to the hospital as soon as possible to find out the cause and treat it as soon as possible without delaying the time.
Lymphocytes are closely related to their own immune system, so patients with lymphoma usually have symptoms of fever. In addition, the type of fever in patients with lymphoma is not fixed. It may be low fever or high fever. It usually occurs in Some patients with lymphoma will have persistent high fever between 38 degrees or 39 degrees. The specific performance needs to be combined with individual physical differences.
3. Weight loss
Lymphoma patients will have non-specific symptoms in the early stages, including unexplained weight loss. There will be some weight loss without significant changes in their diet, exercise and daily life, and they may even lose weight within half a year. If it is reduced by more than 10%, it means that you have a serious disease.
4. Other symptoms
Various tissues and organs of the body will be invaded by tumors, which can also cause infiltration of the liver and spleen, resulting in hepatosplenomegaly. Infiltration of the gastrointestinal tract can cause abdominal distension and pain, and can also cause intestinal obstruction, bleeding and other characteristics. Patients may also have symptoms. Symptoms such as pleural effusion or cough are symptoms of lymphoma.