Causes and symptoms of leukemia

Leukemia is referred to the cancer of the bone marrow or blood. A person who suffering from leukemia has to go through issues like abnormal production of blood cells, generally leukocytes which are known as white blood cells. There are two types of leukemiaChronic & Acute and Lymphocytic &Myelogenous.

Causes of Leukemia
The experts say that there are different causes of different leukemias. Here are some strongly suspected causes:
·         Use of Hair dyes
·         Artificial ionizing radiation
·         Viruses - HTLV-1 (human T-lymphotropic virus) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus)
·         Some petrochemicals and benzene
·         Use of alkylating chemotherapy agents that were used in previous cancers
·         Maternal fetal transmission (rare)
·         Genetic predisposition
·         Down syndrome
·         Electromagnetic energy

Symptoms of Leukemia
·         Poor blood clotting
·         Bad effects on immune system
·         Suffering from Anemia
·         Symptoms like nausea, fever, chills, night sweats, flu-like symptoms, and tiredness.


As all the above mentioned symptoms  can also be caused due to some other illnesses. Therefore a diagnosis of leukemia is required for the confirmation after medical tests are carried out. The Leukemia hospitals in India are very much equipped with the needed technologies to treat this disease. Not only this, they boast best leukemia specialists that help to cope up with this disease. 

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