Symptoms of multiple myeloma depend on how advanced the disease has become. In the earliest stages, a person may not have any symptoms.
When symptoms do occur, patients commonly experience:
When the disease is advanced, symptoms may include:
These are not sure signs of multiple myeloma, however — they can be caused by other medical problems. If you experience these symptoms, see a doctor as soon as possible. Only a health professional can determine what is causing a patient's symptoms.
Reviewed by health care specialists at UCSF Medical Center.