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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment and side effects.
Flu like symptoms such as aching muscles tiredness headaches and feeling shivery.
Pain when passing urine.
But these regimens are also more likely to cause side effects such as low white blood cell counts.
The main treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia all in adults is typically long term chemotherapy chemo.
Few side effects of the acute lymphoblastic leukemia treatment include anemia low resistance to infections complete hair loss fatigue sore mouth changes in heart muscle periods for women and production of sperms for men stop among others.
The purpose of the first phase of treatment is to kill most of the leukemia cells in the blood and bone marrow and to restore normal blood cell production.
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A temperature that s higher or lower than normal.
A cough or shortness of breath.
Treatment for adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia may cause side effects.
Describe strategies to manage treatment side effects as well as potential long term and late effects of treatments for all provider this activity is provided by the leukemia lymphoma society.
The symptoms of infection include.
Side effects from cancer treatment that begin after treatment and continue for months or years are called late effects.
Mouth sores diarrhea hair loss rashes itchy skin nausea and vomiting headaches loss of appetite fatigue neuropathy numbness tingling or muscle weakness usually in the hands or feet.
Heart disease cataracts and infertility issues are late effects of these all treatments.
In general treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia falls into separate phases.
Some common side effects of treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia include.