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Multiple Myeloma

Information About Multiple Myeloma

We Have to Know about Multiple Myeloma

  • A cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow.

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions

  • causing the below symptoms

 Causes of Multiple Myeloma

  • Plasma cells help the body’s immune system fight disease. Multiple myeloma occurs when plasma cells grow out of control. Excessive plasma cells can form a tumor in the bone marrow called a myeloma

 Signs & Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma

Symptoms and signs of multiple myeloma include

  • anemia
  • bone tenderness
  • bone pain
  • weakness
  • bone fractures
  • kidney damage
  • hypercalcemia
  • nerve damage
  • skin lesions
  • enlarged tongue, and
  • infections.

Medical advice for Multiple Myeloma

  • if you experience decreased urine output.
  • if you have multiple myeloma and infection develops, or numbness, loss of movement, or loss of sensation develops

Risk factors of Multiple Myeloma

  • radiation

Treatment for Multiple Myeloma

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • surgery

Investigations for Multiple Myeloma

  • Blood tests
  • Bone x-rays
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