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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
A number of things: Infections, malignancy, and autoimmune diseases can all cause swollen lymph nodes in the lungs.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in 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 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: Yes, they can if abnormally enlarged called hilar lymphadenopathy.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Maybe sarcoidosis?: ..Usually a benign condition, but can cause lung or other organ scarring in a small % of patients. It also sounds like you have a doctor, and for the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably cold or flu: Probably just a bad cold or flu. But with "high fever" you need to contact your doctor. Maybe s/he will want to examine you to check for bronchitis or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends on size: Unless these nodes are large(more than 2cm) you do not need to worry. But many diseases affect lymph nodes. Some of the considerations include infecti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in 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. Marianna Post
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Might be CA: Those might be symptoms of infection or cancer, you really need to see doctor and get checked asap.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Get a check up !: Do you have fever, sweats , weight loss, itching? Other symptoms or history? You need a good exam, lab tests, chest x-ray and possibly other tests . ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
The lymph node isn't: -a Sentinel not for breast cancer axillary nodes R. As long as your breast xam is normal, the pain can B from underlying costochondral junction pain. ... Read More

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