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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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: Worth getting the lymph node biopsied or studied further though if it has been there that long.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Needs follow up: Asymptomatic but persistent neck nodes can be due to chronic sinus or nasal issues, allergies, lymphadenopathy disorders such as castlemans disease, e ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Correct...: Typically, early cancers/malignancies do not cause pain. Some nodes can be smaller and be cancerous. Often, by the time one experiences pain from the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Leave them alone: If it were lymphoma or metastatic cancer, they would not shrink. Everybody your age has palpable lymph nodes if you go searching. Stop worrying about ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: Not to worry as long as they dont grow, are easily movable and are not firm.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphoma: Yes they can wax and wane but they are usually progressive. The lymph nodes can spread but not necessarily grow in size. Check with your physician if ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
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 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Malkin
15 years experience Anesthesiology
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
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