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Jan 19, 2006
... There is chronic and acute leukemias. Chronic is a slow progressing form and may be present for an extending period of time. Acute is fast moving and the onset of symptoms is quick. ... (1 replies)
Blood count
Feb 9, 2007
... However, you can still be diagnosed with Leukemia having other relatively normal blood counts. With chronic Leukemias, other blood levels can be in within normal limits, but the WBC is elevated. With Chronic Leukemias the WBC can be elevated well into the 500,000's. ... (1 replies)
... Leukemia, like many illnesses, is characterized by remissions (slowing down of disease activity) and exaccerbations (speeding up). Remissions can be induced by treatment or can occur spontaneously. Exaccerbations are typically characterized by increased fatigue, bone pain, anemia (pallor) sometimes fever, infection or bleeding. So any of those clues should alert one to a... (4 replies)

... Leukemia developed in a period of weeks, however there are Chronic Leukemias that take much longer. Basically, my bone marrow cells deformed and reproduced mutated cells very quickly, called blast cells. ... (6 replies)
... Hi Zac: I'm a parent of a child who was diagnosed with AML, one of the acute leukemias. Since there are many different types of leukemias, some acute and some chronic, the best way to obtain an accurate diagnosis is from a qualified specialist, a Hematologist or Hematologist/Oncologist. Whether or not you have leukemia, you do need to consult a physician if you notice... (3 replies)
... o 17,000 and most recently 22,000. It's my neutrophils that have been consistently high this whole time, which would signify some type of underlying infection or chronic inflammatory disorder, but no testing has found anything aside from the chronic infections that have plagued me. ... (0 replies)
Old Age Leukemia
Jun 28, 2012
... s to help patient feel better, but do nothing too aggressive that is going to make them sick. The blood transfusion will help her fatigue for awhile. Some of the leukemias in the elderly are chronic and less aggressive than the acute forms that occur in the younger. I would have a long discussion with your Mom and Dr. ... (5 replies)
... I think they're not very concerned yet because you don't have signs of an acute leukemia. If you end up with a chronic one, sometimes they just monitor it anyway, since people live many years with them. ... (4 replies)
... Obviously all kinds are bad, but acute leukemias versus chronic are in need of more immediate and debilitating medications to ensure you have a chance to live. ... (1 replies)
... I don't know much about that type of Leukemia as I have CLL which is Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. ... (6 replies)
... CML is chronic compared to acute leukemias. ... (6 replies)
MRI result
Jan 16, 2005
... Chronic Lymphoblastic Leukemia is quite common in aging people. Most of the time unless symptoms are causing immediate life threatening difficulties such as uncontrolled bleeding, or of course dangerously low blood counts, the doctors tend to take a wait and see approach. Most of the time the treatment is worse than the disease and other problems such as heart attack,... (1 replies)
... Thing is, if you were diagnosed with acute/chronic lymphocytic leukemia, they were relying on more than just a white count. Elevated white count can come up from just about anything (certainly all the different leukemias in addition to infections like mono, pneumonia, etc) and is much more commonly an infection than leukemia. To make the diagnosis, your doc sent your blood to... (4 replies)
Feb 1, 2004
... This looks like good information: I've never heard of this cancer. When did it get diagnosed and is it on the increase? If so, since when? and why? It is probably one of the blood cancers I should learn about, along with the solvent I've studied that causes blood damage People exposed to... (6 replies)

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