Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma, What causes Multiple Myeloma? Treatment and effect
Multiple Myeloma also known as Kahler’s disease is a cancer of plasma cells. The plasma cells are a type of white blood cell in the bone marrow. With this condition, a group of plasma cells becomes cancerous and multiplies
- Bone pain, especially in your spine or chest.
- Loss of appetite
- Mental fogginess or confusion
- Frequent infections
- Weight loss
Causes of Multiple Myeloma
Exposure to toxic chemicals atomic radiation, anything that interferes with the immune system, or infection with cancer-causing viruses have all been implicated as causes or triggers of myeloma.
Effect of Multiple Myeloma
Multiple Myeloma can affect the bones, leading to bone pain, thinning bones and broken bones. Reduced kidney function. Multiple myeloma may cause problems with kidney function, including kidney failure. Low red blood cell count (anemia).
Treatments for Multiple Myeloma
Treatments for multiple myeloma include chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapies, steroids and, more rarely, radiation and surgery