As the immune system plays an important role in the human body, the lymphatic system plays a vital role in health. However, due to various reasons, lymphocytes may mutate or even become cancerous. Lymphoma is not a problem for us. An unfamiliar term. The emergence of this disease will have an impact on the health of the body. Lymphoma is a disease with a high degree of deterioration.
1. What is lymphoma?This is a malignant tumor that occurs in people's lymphatic and hematopoietic systems. The lymphatic system is a very important part of people's immune system. The incidence rate of lymphoma is extremely high, and the mortality rate is also extremely high.
2. What factors are related to lymphoma?
1. Decreased autoimmune function. Immunity is the body's defense mechanism. People with reduced autoimmune function are prone to viral infections, which can lead to the occurrence of lymphoma.
2. Chemical drugs that cause cancer include alkylating agents, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, aromatic amines, and other compounds, as well as chemical drugs such as cyclophosphamide, procarbazine, levophenylalanine mustard, etc., which contain many carcinogens. May cause lymphoma.
3. Radiation exposure: If a person is exposed to radiation, including a large amount of medical radiation, for a long time, especially young people under the age of 25, the incidence of lymphoma is significantly higher than that of other people.
4. Diet and living habits: Due to the influence of diet and living habits, some people have an acidic constitution. People with acidic constitutions are also prone to lymphoma.
5. Genetic factors: Heredity is also one of the causes of lymphoma, so you need to pay attention to family history.
3. What are the symptoms of lymphoma?The manifestations of lymphoma are relatively insidious and difficult to detect. The early signs deserve special attention: painless lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, and involvement of various tissues and organs throughout the body, accompanied by systemic symptoms such as fever, night sweats, weight loss, and skin itching.
4. How to treat lymphoma?Lymphoma can be treated with surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, etc., but the specific treatment plan should be formulated by the doctor based on the patient's condition. He should first go to a professional hospital to check the specific situation and then treat the disease accordingly. Any disease in the early stages If you actively receive treatment, you can gain certain control and prevent further deterioration of the condition. You must maintain a peaceful and optimistic attitude to face the disease.