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Lymphoma (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Swelling in the neck, armpit, or groin, or unexplained swelling in an arm or leg should prompt one to seek medical attention. Such swellings may have many causes or have nothing to do with lymphoma, but they should be checked.

If any of the following symptoms persist for more than a few days, seek medical attention:

  • Fevers
  • Chills
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Night sweats
  • Lack of energy
  • Itching
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/5/2014

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