What are the symptoms of Hodgkin’s lymphoma?
The following are the most common symptoms of Hodgkin’s lymphoma; however, each child may experience symptoms differently:
- Painless swelling of the lymph nodes in neck, underarm, groin and chest.
- Difficulty breathing (dyspnea) due to enlarged nodes in the chest.
- Night sweats.
- Tiring easily (fatigue).
- Weight loss/decreased appetite.
- Itching skin (pruritus).
- Frequent viral infections (i.e., cold, flu, sinus infection).
The symptoms of Hodgkin’s lymphoma may resemble other blood disorders or medical problems. Always consult your child’s physician for a diagnosis.