A 16-year-old male asked:
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if you had cancer would all of your lymph glands be swollen ?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Even with widespread metastases all the lymph nodes may not be swollen.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014

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Perhaps: Enlarged lymph nodes are common. Cancer is one cause, but there are many other causes. Consult a health care provider.
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