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Saqib Baig, MD, MS

Saqib Baig, MD, MS (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care, Internal medicine)

Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018. | | During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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  • Black poop

  • Stool is black

  • Blood in stool

  • Black stools

  • Lymph swollen

  • Fever then no fever then fever again

  • Tarry stools

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Learn more about Leukemia

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is leukemia?

Leukemia is a cancer of the body's blood cell-forming tissues. Blood cells circulate in our bloodstream and are created and matured in the bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia involves white blood cells and lymphatic cells and has several types. The cancerous cells are produced in excess and do not function normally. Leukemias can be aggressive and cause symptoms or chronic and smolder for years.

Symptoms of leukemia

  • Black, shiny stool

  • Fever

  • Blood in stool

  • Swollen lymph nodes, usually small swellings at the neck, armpits, groin and behind the ears

  • Dizziness

  • Headache

  • Nosebleed

  • Right hypochondriac region swelling

Questions your doctor may ask to check for leukemia

  • Are your stools black and shiny like hair?

  • Do you have a fever?

  • Do you have blood in your stool?

  • Are your lymph nodes swollen and enlarged?

  • Are you currently dizzy?

Treatment for leukemia

Treatment of leukemia is complex and variable; slow-growing leukemias may need monitoring and not require active treatment. Treatment options for aggressive leukemias include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and stem-cell or bone marrow transplant.

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References

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    https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/447076

  • Devine SM, Larson RA. Acute leukemia in adults: recent developments in diagnosis and treatment. CA Cancer J Clin. 1994 Nov-Dec;44(6):326-52. doi: 10.3322/canjclin.44.6.326. PMID: 7953914.

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  • Peters JM, Ansari MQ. Multiparameter flow cytometry in the diagnosis and management of acute leukemia. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2011 Jan;135(1):44-54. doi: 10.5858/2010-0387-RAR.1. PMID: 21204710.

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  • Brunning RD. Classification of acute leukemias. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2003 Aug;20(3):142-53. doi: 10.1016/s0740-2570(03)00031-5. PMID: 14552428.

    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0740257003000315?via%3Dihub

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Reviewed By:

Saqib Baig, MD, MS

Saqib Baig, MD, MS (Respiratory medicine, Critical Care, Internal medicine)

Dr. Baig graduated from Army Medical College (NUST) Pakistan in 2007. He did his internal medicine training from Baltimore, Maryland, USA during the years 2009-2013. He joined the internal medicine faculty practice at Medical College of Wisconsin in USA for 2 years before pursuing advanced training. He completed his pulmonary disease and critical care medicine fellowship from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School from 2015-2018. | | During his fellowship, Dr. Baig completed his master's in health care services management through Rutgers Business School. He currently serves as the medical director of respiratory therapy and pulmonary function lab and the clinical director of the COPD program at the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute at Thomas Jefferson University. He holds the Assistant Professor of Medicine rank at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Baig's interests lie in respiratory physiology, airways disease, and data science.

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Yoshinori Abe, MD (Internal medicine)

Dr. Abe graduated from The University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 2015. He completed his residency at the Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Longevity Medical Center. He co-founded Ubie, Inc. in May 2017, where he currently serves as CEO & product owner at Ubie. Since December 2019, he has been a member of the Special Committee for Activation of Research in Emergency AI of the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine. | | Dr. Abe has been elected in the 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Healthcare & Science category.

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