The word "cancer" in people's minds is the god of death knocking on the door. Late-stage "cancer" often represents the countdown to life, among which lymphoma is one of the various "cancers" that makes medical staff A kind of scalp that makes everyone feel numb. The clinical manifestations of lymphoma are very complex and changeable. Lymphoma can often be described as "ever-changing". So what are the symptoms of lymphoma?
Symptoms of Lymphoma Cannot Be Ignored
1. The most obvious symptom of lymphoma is the presence of painless swollen lymph nodes in relatively superficial areas. The surface is smooth to touch and has a hardness similar to that of a nose. Lymph nodes are generally most abundant in the neck and collarbone.
2. Enlarged lymph nodes may compress surrounding organs. For example, lymph nodes can compress the superior vena cava, causing obstruction of blood return, manifesting as swelling of the face and neck, chest tightness, chest pain, difficulty breathing, etc.; huge lymph nodes in the pelvic and abdominal cavities can compress the superior vena cava, causing obstruction of blood return. Gastrointestinal tract and ureter, causing abdominal pain and bloating.
3. Lymphoma can also spread to organs outside the lymphatic system, manifesting as damage, oppression, and obstruction of the corresponding organs. For example, if it invades the nasopharynx, nasal congestion, runny nose, nose bleeding, etc. may occur, similar to the symptoms of nasopharyngeal cancer. .
4. In fact, lymphoma is a systemic disease. In addition to symptoms in specific parts of the body, there may also be systemic symptoms such as fever and night sweats. These symptoms are generally not easy to attract people's attention, so you must pay special attention at this time. of attention.
To prevent lymphoma, you need to do the following:
1. To prevent viral infection, you can get vaccinated (such as hepatitis vaccine, etc.), ensure enough sleep, exercise frequently, etc., so as not to give the virus a chance to invade.
2. Eat three meals at regular intervals and absorb enough food to improve your own immunity to avoid malnutrition; use medications rationally and be cautious of antibiotics, corticosteroids and other drugs that damage the immune system.
3. Pay attention to food hygiene, do not eat moldy food, eat less pickled, fried and high-fat food; quit smoking (including second-hand smoke), drink alcohol appropriately and never excessively.
4. Purify the environment and strive to be environmentally friendly in home decoration; use mobile phones and computers rationally to control radiation within a reasonable range.
5. Reduce the use of some harmful substances, such as avoiding the use of hair dyes, etc.
6. Moderate sunbathing. Sunbathing has a significant preventive effect on lymphoma, but you should not be too exposed to the sun, otherwise it may cause skin cancer.
7. High-risk groups, such as those with hereditary factors, the elderly and infirm, or those with high work pressure, often staying up late, being overtired for long periods of time, are often exposed to electronic radiation or rays, often use inferior hair dyes, and are often exposed to benzene-containing or organic products. Those who use solvent chemical preparations need to have regular check-ups and early detection and treatment to achieve the best treatment effect.