Many times, especially in the early stages, myeloproliferative neoplasms (previously called myeloproliferative disorders) do not have symptoms. When MPNs do have signs, they vary from person to person. If you have symptoms, they may include:
- Shortness of breath
- Easy bruising or bleeding
- Petechiae (tiny red spots under the skin)
- Unexplained weight loss
- Night sweats
- Pruritus (itching)
These symptoms do not always mean you have a myeloproliferative neoplasm. However, it is important to discuss any symptoms with your doctor, since they may signal other health problems.
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