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Should I talk to my doctor about my non-Hodgkin lymphoma symptoms?

Consult your doctor immediately if you have any worrying symptoms that suggest non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The disease is a form of cancer and almost always requires treatment or at least monitoring. The good news is that for indolent forms of the disease, treatment is often ultimately not needed immediately. However, it is up to your doctor and other medical specialists to make the call, and even with an indolent form you will still require long-term monitoring for years to come to make sure the disease doesn't turn aggressive.

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