Leukemia

Frequently Asked Questions

8. What are the symptoms of leukemia?

Common symptoms of leukemia may include fevers; frequent infections; feeling weak or tired; headache; bleeding and bruising easily; pain in the bones or joints; swelling or discomfort in the abdomen (from an enlarged spleen); swollen lymph nodes, especially in the neck or armpit; and weight loss. Symptoms of acute leukemia may include vomiting, confusion, loss of muscle control, and seizures.