While the exact cause of leukemia is not known, the different types share some common symptoms. These warning signs may include:
Symptoms of acute lymphoblastic leukemia may also include the presence of painless lumps under the skin in the groin, underarm or neck, and/or pain under the ribs.
These symptoms do not always mean you have leukemia. However, it is important to discuss any symptoms with your doctor for a clear diagnosis, since they may signal other health problems.