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What are the symptoms of stage A non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Stage A non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a descriptive diagnosis that indicates the person with the disease has not also experienced fevers, excessive sweating at night, or unexplained weight loss. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma symptoms generally begin with a painless swelling of the affected lymphatic area (the neck, armpit, or groin). Alternately, a cough or shortness of breath caused by swollen lymph nodes in the chest pressing on the lungs may be the first symptom felt. If the disease is particularly advanced, a fever of unknown origin may appear as a symptom.

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