A 20-year-old female asked:
Could i have lymph cancer? im 20 &my lymph is swollen under my chin. swells real bad when i eat. got amoxicillin for it. still worried. doc sd infectn
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Pediatrics 30 years experience
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Pathology 44 years experience
This is common: Lymph cancer (at your age, usually Hodgkin's) is far less subtle. The average young person (and I spend my time largely around med students) have 2-3 similar lymph nodes. Nodes like this are very common and mean nothing. The reason it feels larger when you eat is that your tongue pushes it closer to your skin. Forget the antibiotics and leave it alone.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2020
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