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Swollen lymph nodes for 3 years

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
20 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Highly unlikely: Cancerous nodes are typically enlarged, most often painless, fixed to adjacent tissues, and can be a matted confluence of nodes. Freely mobile nodes o ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Every older teen has some of these in the neck. If they're not growing rapidly, not grotesquely oversized, not fixed to the nearby structures, and not ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Should be checked for lymphomas plus liver ailments aswell es bone cancer.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends where: Where/ how big/ painful or not/ adherant to surrounding tissue or not........Any weight loss/ fever etc helps pmd to localse the problem and give furt ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go to MD: Those are nodes of pathological size, >1cm, and likely not reactive as they have been there long time. Go to your doctor for evaluation and an exci ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Where: Dependent on where the gland swelling is. But for this to be present for 3 months is not a normal occurrence I would suggest seeing your DR and gett ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) for swollen lymph nodes includes: infection, inflammation, cancer. More information is needed including a history an ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not Necessarily: I would see your doctor if this is the case. A variety of things can cause swollen lymph nodes and it is important to figure out if this could be som ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
How big?: That is a good long time. In a young woman it could be hodgkin's disease even with minimal symptoms. In an older patient it could be indolent non-hodg ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Go see an ENT doctor: It could be just repeated viral infections(colds) but you need to be sure that you do not have strept throat. A visit to your ENT doctor can help. If ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Go to see MD: You should go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. There are different things like autoimmune disorder, infection, chronic inflammation or mal ... Read More
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