Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma - Symptoms

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What are symptoms and signs of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma?

Signs and symptoms of NHL include the following:

  • Swollen, painless lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, or groin
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Coughing, trouble breathing, or chest pain
  • Weakness and tiredness that don't go away (fatigue)
  • Abdominal pain or swelling, or a feeling of fullness in the abdomen
  • Itching of the skin
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Comment from: Sickhubby001, 25-34 Male (Caregiver) Published: May 30

My husband has been experiencing serve lower right abdominal pain, night sweats, constipation and diarrhea (at different times of course), nausea, fatigue, and unknown weight loss for the past 5ish months. He is 30. We have had many tests and he has already had appendix out because of this (was normal, but they thought that was the cause). He had latterly elevated blood counts and the only CT scan we have had done showed tiny lymph nodes on his liver which were abnormal. He is currently on very strong pain medications and he is seeing both a general physician and a gastroenterologist. We only have gotten told that it might be lymphoma, but that"s all in 5 months. We have our next specialist appointment in just over a week.

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