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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Swollen lymph nodes: I presume that you mean bilateral hilar adenopathy. This means swollen lymph nodes near the center of the chest. I can be associated with both benign ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be from an: Infection (pneumonia)inflammation (sarcoidosis ), granulomatous disease (TB) or tumor. Follow up with your dr.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Benign condition: It means it is secondary to some other cause like inflammation (instead of being cancerous). This can only be said after a microscopic review of a bio ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, : It can be and frequently mistaken for acute appendicitis.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Groin lumps (either male or female) can be caused by infected lymph nodes, enlarged non-infected lymph nodes, skin cysts, abscesses in the skin, etc.. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
22 years experience Urology
See below: Hilar adenopathy is a term used by radiologists when describing bulky tissue findings near the blood vessels of the lungs, typically seen on a chest x ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
20 years experience Family Medicine
Enlarged lymph nodes: Reactive bilateral axillary andenopathy refers to enlarged lymph nodes on both sides of the body in the armpit area that is thought to be a reaction t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Node response: REACTIVE adenopathy is the benign and reversible enlargement of lymphoid tissue secondary to antigen stimulus. The lymph node reacts to external stim ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Nodule: Is there a palpable lump at the right side of your neck? Either way I feel the next course of action is to have an evaluation by a head and neck surg ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cause is important: The cause of the adenopathy is critical information. Further testing needs to be done to determine why it is there.
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