The 6 most common signs and symptoms of leukaemia
- Shortness of breath
- Fever or night sweats
- Bruising or bleeding
- Bone/joint pain
- Repeated infections
Leukaemia can be hard to spot because the signs and symptoms are common to other unrelated illnesses. Knowing what to look out for could help you make the decision to visit your GP sooner for a blood test.
When should I be concerned?
It is important to contact your GP, if you are displaying more than one of the above symptoms. The symptoms of leukaemia can be hard to spot because they are common to other unrelated illnesses. Contacting your GP earlier can be crucial for either ruling leukaemia out or getting an early diagnosis.