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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
No: If the lymph nodes are normal sized and have been stable in size over a long period of time (>1year), then continue yearly mammograms. It is impor ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
This is quite small: Lymph nodes are normally present in the axila. As long as they are under one Cm in size, they are considered benign and are not of much concern. Why d ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Clinical decision: This is the decision made by your clinician based upon their assessment of your condition. If you doubt that this is correct you should go and get a s ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jocelyn Tan
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Hodgkin's disease: It is rare but it is still possible. I personally have seen a case of Hodgkin's localized only to the axilla.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Lymphadenitis : Or swollen lymph nodes due to viral or bacterial infection. The swollen lymph nodes caused by cancer is not very common condition. I don't think that ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You need your lungs: and thyroid evaluated immediately by a doctor.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
18 years experience Medical Oncology
Need physical exam: Swollen lymph nodes are never normal. You really need to be examined by a physician to figure out what is going on. Many times, infections can be the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes a ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Occurs: May be a reactive node from infection in arm.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fareeha Siddiqui
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
More info needed: Has this been biopsied? What does the pet scan look like?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
These lymph nodes: may not mean anything, unless there is a readily diagnosed condition that will explain their existence, such as acute infection or tumor. Lymph nodes ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Guy
37 years experience Pain Management
ENLARGED NODE: NEEDS TO BE EVALUATED. NOT NORMAL, AND SHOULD BE OF CONCERN. SOONER RATHER THAN LATER.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Regional spread: Many tumors, as they evolve, develop the potential to spread. The lesions develop matrix metalloproteinase which forms small e-cadherin from the cell ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
BAsic info: 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Does the person have: Classic shingles symptoms? Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lymph node: Could be ok , but it is better for you to see your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansour Alfayez
12 years experience Internal Medicine
You need to see MD: Swollen tender lymph node is sign of infection or inflammation. In this particular region they drain the genital area and part of the thigh, that mean ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Swollen node: A lymph node will enlarge if there is a nearby skin infection. As the node responds, lymphocyte populations increase and expand the node. Lymphatic d ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
???: IT sounds like there is a lot more to your condition than you are able to relate in this format. It would probably be best to do a virtual consult
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Right Armpit site.: We have lymph nodes all over the body. An axillary lymph node is in the armpit. There is often more than one.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Needs evaluation: Enlarged lymph nodes can be reactive, responding to some infection for example, or reflect the presence of cancer. Isolated enlargement of a supracla ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See your doctor ASAP: You need to be examined. Have you checked your breast for a lump? Have you had a mammogram.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
.: It's probably not a lymph node, could be a baker's cyst. If your knee is swollen then get it checked out. If your whole knee is swollen then you also ... Read More

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