Early symptoms of lymphoma can be deceiving, very similar to common viral illnesses, which can delay the diagnosis. They may involve painless swelling of lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, groin or abdomen. However, some people do not experience any detectable swelling in any part of the body. Symptoms may include night sweats, fevers, weight loss, unusual itching, or fatigue. As lymphoma can spread rapidly to other parts of the body numerous symptoms may occur.