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What could be the cause of multiple shotty lymph nodes lymphoma or do they have to grow biggest one is 175 cm

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Not likely: Worth getting the lymph node biopsied or studied further though if it has been there that long.
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Always possible: Persistent nodes in groin that have not increased in number or size while probably inflammatory can always represent low grade lymphoma. If nodes are... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Lymph nodes: Not to worry as long as they dont grow, are easily movable and are not firm.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Not necessarily: Enlarged nodes are often due to inflammation or infection. If they are enlarged due to cancer(lymphoma) they will typically keep getting bigger with t... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Normal: A negative HIV test after 9 months is very reassuring. Having small, non tender soft lymph nodes in your neck is normal. Enlarging firm or rubber-hard... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not necessarily: If you have not lost weight, and have no symptoms, you may elect to watch and wait. If the lymphnodes double in size, other lymphnodes get enlarged, y... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Variable: Lymphoma may start in one node or spleen. Left untreated it does spread to other areas. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 36 years experience
Good questions: There are different kinds of lymphoma with very different behaviors. Some are terribly aggressive and the nodes can double in size in a few days where... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology 17 years experience
They can: If enough tumor gets involved, they can get hard. However, small metastases may not be detected except by biopsy. Cancer diagnosis and treatment will ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Absolutely: Neck lymph nodes are common with infection and also very commonly enlarged in lymphoma.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Not usually: Lymph Nodes usually does not fluctuate in size or consistency without treatment. Have a healthy diet, exercise 30 minutes/day, drink plenty of water, ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Lymphnodes : Please get evaluated by a practitioner. If there is concern that these are getting larger then you need a lymph node biopsy to further work this up.