Can you go blind if you have Leukemia?

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I had a friend who had leukemia and he went blind. I believe they said it was a result of the mediations but then they told him it was a result in optic nerve damage from the leukemia. So I'm not sure what actually caused it and I don't think the doctors knew either. Not sure of this helps.

How can you go blind?

There are many ways to lose your eyesight. Most blindness is caused by diseases and malnutrition. Glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis, macular degeneration, trachoma, corneal opacity

What is leukemia?

Leukemia (also spelled Leucamia, or leukaemia) is an umbrella term for cancer of the blood-forming tissues or bone marrow, characterized by the production too many blood cells

How can you get leukemia?

There are various things known to cause leukemia. Exposure to ionizing radiation is one. Another is certain types of viruses. Certain chemicals, including benzene, can cause i

Where do you get leukemia at?

You don't get it "at" anywhere. It just happens. You can't get it from someone else. It isn't living dormant in some food,,it is an internal physical change in the bone marrow

Who can get leukemia?

You have a greater risk of developing leukemia if it runs in the family but anyone can get it. It also possible that leukemia can strike you at an early age acute leukemia is

Does leukemia go away on it's own?

Leukemia definitely does not go away on its own. If you know you have it and don't get treatment for it, you will eventually become very sick, that may lead to death.

What can leukemia do?

Leukemia is Blood Cancer. It can kill you, just like any other cancer, but once you get it, it is very hard to treat.

How did he go blind?

There was a giraffe and the honey badger didn't give a bologna. And that is how he went blind. Oh yeah, and no, my bananas are not for sale.

What can leukemia do to you?

Damage to the bone marrow, by way of displacing the normal bone marrow cells with higher numbers of immature white blood cells, results in a lack of blood platelets, which are

What do you do when you get leukemia?

You must go to a cancer specialist since it is a type of cancer. You will most likely get radiation treatments and hopefully stop it before it can stop you. A lot of times the
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What if you have leukemia?

First, if you have been diagnosed by a trained oncologist (a doctor who specializes in cancer treatment), you are undoubtedly afraid or worried. But the good news is that earl