Does anyone know why hairy cell leukemia comes about? could it be due to an environmental factor?

my boy friend works for a water/waste water testing company, and he has hairy cell leukemia... could this be due to something he had been exposed to on the job? only serious inquiries... please...if anyone knows a doctor or a person who could help me on this, i would really appreciate it. my boy friend has it, and he is really sick...

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  • Char
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    I'm sorry, I don't know the answer.

    However, this is a terrific site for info:

    http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/hm_lls

    Best wishes

    Source(s): Lymphoma Survivor
  • 4 years ago

    Like maximum drugs, there's a catalogue of ability area outcomes of Rituxan and you extremely won't have the ability to are anticipating which area outcomes you will experience or how severe the outcomes would be. maximum folk a minimum of sense like they have the flu for a number of days after the scientific care, and a few of those human beings will sense very ill. Rituxan additionally contains a small possibility of a deadly allergic reaction quickly after the injection yet this possibility is almost eradicated by using close monitoring of the affected person and using antihistamines or steroids if mandatory. you're able to devise on being out of value for in line with threat 3-4 days, besides the reality that some human beings have no substantial area outcomes and that they are stable to day after on the instant. Rituxan looks quite valuable for furry cellular leukemia, so as that's a physically powerful reason to evaluate it. in case you have a historic past of established hives or diverse nutrition hypersensitive reactions, that's beneficial to deliver this up along with your record and ask if that's possibly to make you greater possibly to experience unfavorable area outcomes on the grounds that lots of the realm outcomes are led to by using hypersensitive reactions. The drug does no longer have a lot unfavorable effect on ailment-struggling with purposes, and it would even develop immunity to ailments and it reduces inflammatory responses. the negative aspects are similar to negative aspects with the alternative drug in this type (interferon) and probable below those with chemotherapy. So, that's probable as low feasible as is obtainable aside from forgoing scientific care. in many circumstances, furry cellular leukemia does no longer might desire to be taken care of, so except that's inflicting you to experience severe indications, there is probable no urgency. you're able to ask your standard practitioner if taking the drug good away has an earnings over waiting on the grounds that commencing now could start up with a decrease count style of maximum cancers cells. in line with threat this would not rely.

  • 1 decade ago

    Absolutely! And I have a lot of information if you're interested. Click on my icon and email me. Best of luck.

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