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Multiple Myeloma


It is a cancer that forms in white blood cells called plasma cells. Basically, plasma cells help fight infections by making antibodies. Cancerous plasma cells accumulate in the bone marrow and cut out healthy blood cells. The cancer cells produce abnormal proteins. 


It’s not clear what exactly Multiple Myeloma. Doctors only know Myeloma begins with one abnormal cell that multiplies rapidly. 

Risk factors

Factors responsible for increasing the risk of developing Multiple Myeloma 

  • Male sex 
  • Increasing age 
  • Black race 
  • Family history of multiple myeloma 
  • Nausea 
  • Bone pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weight loss 
  • Weakness
  • Numbness in your legs
  • Excessive thirst
  • Fatigue 

Usually Multiple Myeloma is detected accidentally through a blood test. It is also diagnosed when signs and symptoms are present. 

Following are some tests :

Blood tests

Examination of your bone marrow 

Urine tests

Imaging tests

When to consult a doctor?

Consult your doctor when the symptoms occur or won’t go away after treatment.

Available Medicine for Multiple Myeloma

Melpha 2mg