Frequently Asked Questions

7. 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
  • weight loss.

Symptoms of acute leukemia may include vomiting, confusion, loss of muscle control, and seizures.