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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
29 years experience Pathology
See clinic doc: Persistent enlarged lymph node after a year of mononucleosis is unusual though some rare individuals may have these reactions to the virus Epstein Bar ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying, Matt: Everybody has lymph nodes. A CT scan nowadays delivers a dose of radiation about equivalent to living for three months in Denver as opposed to Topeka. ... Read More
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Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Not much different: Check these links: http://www.xrayrisk.com/calculator/calculator.php http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detection/CT The first is a ris ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Common: Lymph nodes will frequently calcify as a result of various prior infections and are of no particular concern. Ct is very sensitive to such calcificati ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Not good: The ct sounds ominus . Ca-19-9 is usually a marker for pancreatic cancser. Its very elevated in this patient.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
38 years experience Radiology
No need to worry.: Lymph nodes get enlarged for many reasons ranging from infections or inflammation in the your ears to your nose, throat, lungs, any place near the nec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Maybe: There are lymph nodes that are clearly normal on ct, some which are clearly abnormal, and an entire spectrum in between. If it is not clear, usually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: Hi, if the lymph node is not going away then it's wise for the ENT doctor to biopsy the node, they usually take the whole thing out to preserve the ar ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Maybe: It's also not uncommon just have a big benign node here. With no nearby tumors seen, the node is unlikely to be malignant.
A member asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: Enlarged lymph node cervical can if you are fighting an infection, sinusitis etc . The doctor may prescribe an antibiotic and see response if it regre ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Can not tell: The mass and presence of lymph nodes is cause for some concern . The definitive diagnosis is made after tissue biopsy and microscopic evaluation by ... Read More
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