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When to Seek Medical Care
Early in the disease, symptoms may be subtle. The symptoms of myeloma generally are nonspecific, meaning they may be caused by many different conditions unrelated to cancer. Any of the following warrant a visit to a health care professional:
Sometimes, however, multiple myeloma is detected on blood tests in patients with no symptoms who visit the doctor for an unrelated reason.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/16/2013
Wendy Hu, MD
Clarence Sarkodee-Adoo, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Jay B. Zatzkin, MD
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