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ultrasound revealed cyst near prominent lymph node in armpit i'm 18 years old. biopsy in a 2 weeks. cancer likely?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Cyst: The cyst in your armpit is probably an infection rather than cancer. Good luck
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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Not likely: But always possible, unfortunately. My best guess will be a reactive lymph node. Good luck with the biopsy!
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