Lymphoma is a common malignant tumor that mostly occurs in lymph nodes. Due to the distribution characteristics of the lymphatic system, lymphoma is a systemic malignant tumor disease that can damage almost any organ and tissue in the body. It can be seen that lymphoma is very harmful and should be discovered and treated promptly. When the body shows symptoms of suspected lymphoma, you should go to the hospital for examination as soon as possible to minimize the serious consequences of the disease.
So what are the symptoms of lymphoma?1. Swollen lymph nodes
Lymphoma tends to occur in lymph nodes. The main symptom is that superficial or deep lymph nodes will become swollen. These swollen lymph nodes can move without any pain symptoms. The surface is smooth. As the disease progresses, A variety of adverse symptoms may occur. When swollen lymph nodes occur for a long time, you should go to the hospital in time for relevant professional examinations to screen.
2. Skin lesions
The most common problem after lymphoma occurs is skin lesions, and skin problems may occur, such as skin erosion and erythema. Because after suffering from lymphoma, the patient's immunity will decrease, and the patient is prone to recurring skin infections, and even skin exudation and ulceration.
3. Fever of unknown origin
Because lymphoma is a very harmful malignant tumor, as the disease progresses, unexplained fever symptoms will appear, the body will sweat inexplicably, and the body temperature will rise and fall. It should be noted that this is very likely to be caused by Symptoms of lymphoma. Because the lymphatic system is a very important part of the immune system, when malignant tumors occur, the body's immunity will decrease, and inflammation in certain parts of the body will easily occur. In addition, leukemia-like reactions will occur, that is, unexplained fever in the body.
So how to treat lymphoma?In the early stages of lymphoma, radiotherapy alone can be used. Chemotherapy is also a common method for treating lymphoma, and can be combined with biological agents and targeted therapy drugs. Many types of lymphoma can be treated with chemotherapy to improve the patient's survival. For lymphoma patients under 60 years old, or those who can tolerate high-dose chemotherapy and are severely damaged, autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation can be considered as a treatment method with the advice of a doctor.
Surgical treatment is generally only suitable for tissue examination or as a treatment method to deal with complications. For patients with hypersplenism and no contraindications, splenectomy can be performed. Surgical splenectomy can improve the blood image and provide for subsequent treatment. Be prepared for chemotherapy.
When lymphoma appears, the body will undergo several changes mentioned above. If these symptoms appear for a long time, attention should be paid to them and timely examination and screening should be carried out. Once diagnosed with lymphoma, don't panic too much. Believe in modern medical technology and active treatment, which can prolong survival or even cure the disease.