Lymphoma Symtoms


What are the symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

The following are the most common symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. However, symptoms can vary depending on where the lymphoma starts and what type it is, so each individual may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
  • Painless swelling of lymph nodes in neck, underarm, and/or groin
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Itching of the skin
  • Recurring infections
  • Swelling in the abdomen
  • Swelling in the face and arms
  • Cough or shortness of breath
The symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma may resemble other blood disorders or medical problems, such as influenza or other infections. In fact, many of these symptoms are more likely to be caused by something other than lymphoma. Always consult your doctor for a diagnosis.


What are the symptoms of Hodgkin disease?

The following are the most common symptoms of Hodgkin disease. However, each individual may experience symptoms differently. Symptoms may include:
  • Painless swelling of lymph nodes in neck, underarm, and/or groin
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Itching of the skin
  • Cough or shortness of breath
The symptoms of Hodgkin disease may resemble other blood disorders or medical problems, such as influenza or other infections. Always consult your doctor for a diagnosis.