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What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of myeloma can include:

  • bone pain or a broken bone without an obvious injury;
  • frequent infections or an infection that is difficult to overcome;
  • tiredness, shortness of breath or a racing heart;
  • kidney problems;
  • heavy nosebleeds or easy bruising;
  • feeling sick, drowsy or confused; and
  • abnormal blood counts.

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This information was written and last reviewed in September 2020 by Cancer Council SA's experienced information team with support from national Cancer Council publications.