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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia

What are the symptoms of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)?

The following are some of the most common symptoms of ALL. However, each person may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:

  • Bleeding

  • Bruising

  • Fever and recurring infections

  • Feeling weak

  • Feeling tired (fatigue)

  • Trouble breathing or shortness of breath

  • Dizziness

  • Aches in bones and joints

  • Swollen lymph nodes, liver, or spleen

  • Loss of appetite and weight loss

  • Night sweats

  • Headaches

  • Blurred vision

  • Nausea and vomiting

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 ALL, another type of cancer, or some other condition.



Medical Reviewers:

  • Alteri, Rick, MD
  • Gersten, Todd, MD