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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
A number of things: Infections, malignancy, and autoimmune diseases can all cause swollen lymph nodes in the lungs.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Abnormal lymph nodes: in your chest,requiring further investigations, your specialist definitely has a valid reason for his/her decision to get a biopsy and for getting you ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Probably nothing: Taken by itself, out of context, this phrase from a ct report means nothing. But medicine, and your health, do not exist out of context, and this foru ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehdi Moezi
31 years experience Medical Oncology
need to be seen: You need to have evalaution. It can be reactive, allergy, infection, immune mediated, sarcoidosis, lymphoma, lung cancer and needs more attendtiona nd ... Read More
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Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Seek Help: These symptoms and findings are concerning for an infectious process affecting you son. Furthermore, it needs prompt attention. Please see your doct ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
43 years experience General Surgery
Possible Lymphoma: Multiple area of enlarged lymph nodes may be related to lymphoma which a malignancy of the lymph glands or could be a spread of a malignancy from a pr ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Probably not: Many young people have enlarged nodes visible on x-ray and unless they are so big that they suggest serious pathology, we never look for the cause. Lo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Lung tumor: Chest or mediastinal lymph nodes associated with a lesion in the lung most often represent metastasis from a lung primary. This can further be defin ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Birdas
26 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Evaluation needed: While lung cancer can present like that, there are a fewl other causes for chest lymphadenopathy and a pulmonary nodule, including infectious and infl ... Read More
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