By: Dr Alex Robber
Conditions for fibromyalgia are often confused when lymphoma is the issue. More information on lymphoma and fibromyalgia is provided in the following article. Please contact the physician you trust if you’re worried about your situation or think you got a misdiagnosis.
Understanding the Lymphoma:
Lymphoma is cancer that begins in cells in the body’s immune system, according to the American Cancer Society. There are various kinds of lymphoma, so it is essential to understand what type of lymphoma you have. Hodgkin lymphoma and non-Hodgkin lymphoma are two major lymphoma classifications. Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma both require cells in the immune system of your body. Your prognosis may differ due to various therapy possibilities for lymphoma.
Why Misdiagnosis Fibromyalgia and Lymphoma?
Since the symptoms of fibromyalgia are comparable to other conditions, misdiagnosis can be made. Some recognized signs of extreme fatigue and body pain are comparable to other diseases. This can lead to misdiagnosis with symptoms such as this.
A study in the UK focused on cancer in patients with fibromyalgia. It revealed that individuals who are at increased danger for cancer in the future have body pain and are never diagnosed with cancer. The research revealed a greater incidence of cancer for individuals with broad pain and decreased cancer survival. However, the research is far from conclusive despite the results of fibromyalgia patients. More study is a step towards correct therapy and diagnosis. More data to evaluate various circumstances and symptoms will be made accessible with further job.
If patients with fibromyalgia are later diagnosed with cancer, pain increases, and symptoms worsen. Treatment can be a difficult task for the patient depending on the severity of the situation. Patients may discover that the use of added medication increases depression or emotions of isolation with cancer therapy. While more medicine is required for cancer treatment, it can make the patient harder. Chemotherapy and radiation may be required for therapy as mentioned earlier.
Before taking any medication always concern your health care provider and it is important to be diagnosed correctly. Stay Healthizes!