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Enlarged cancer

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Most likely benign: It is not easy to feel lymph nodes that are not enlarged. In young individuals most enlargements are reactive to infections in the region and rarely ... Read More
Dr. Ron Citron
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No worries: Lymph nodes are a normal part of your body and are usually a half inch or less. Painful and/or enlarged nodes should be examined by a physician or exp ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on her wi: Chemotherapy is commonly used for recurrence of colon Cancer. if your Grandma(GM) is physically fit and able to take care of herself, then it is likel ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
33 years experience Family Medicine
Highly unlikely: Most cases of cancer are not painful initially , pain is usually from metastasis and also cancer of the ear nose and throat will usually be visible an ... Read More
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Dr. Parag Parikh
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tonsil concerns: Tonsils only if they are obstructing your thoat,need to be removed,they can normally be large without causing any symptoms,do not need treatment,jaw p ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Unlikely.: Unlikely, but if enlarged tonsil is on the side of the ear/jaw pain, I'd be concerned. Get another ENT opinion of side of tonsil and ear/jaw pain the ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Many causes: There can be ovarian cysts, benign growths or tumors, cancerous tumors. An ultrasound and evaluation by a gynecologist or gynecologic oncologist can h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Goiter!: This is a benign sometimes quite large thyroid enlargement. It used to be mostly due to iodine deficiency which is why we see "iodized" salt adding n ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
They do not have to.: Ovaries might be naturally large, or they might be enlarged because of like ovarian cysts, or conditions like polycystic ovaries. This would have pro ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Ovarian mass: If somebody has ovarian cancer, you would see some sort of mass/cystic mass there in ovary. The problem is that many times, prople can have cysts in t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Usually not: Cysts of the ovary are very common and most are not cancerous. However, many cancers of the ovary are also cystic and any cysts that are associated w ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Need Bx: The CT can shoe the enlarged nodes, but is not necessarily diagnostic of cancer. A biopsy would be definitive for a diagnosis. Best wishes.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
MRI of thyroid: The thyroid can be seen on an MRI provided that portion of the neck is included in the scan.
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