Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)?
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What are the symptoms of acute myeloid leukemia (AML)?
Symptoms can occur a bit differently in each person. The most common symptoms of AML
Fever and recurring infections
Feeling tired (fatigue)
Shortness of breath
Aches in bones and joints
Swollen gums, lymph nodes, liver, or spleen
Loss of appetite and weight loss
When to see your healthcare provider
Many of these symptoms can be caused by other health problems. In fact, many of them
are more likely to be caused by something else. But it is important to see your healthcare
provider if you have these symptoms. Only a healthcare provider can tell if you have
AML, another type of cancer, or another condition.
Online Medical Reviewers:
- Alteri, Richard, M.D.
- Cunningham, Louise, RN
Also see: Leukemia in Children