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A 21-year-old female asked:

Am on 5th month of tb lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. what could be the cause?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Cervical nodes: there is no such thing as treatment for lymphadenitis. Your nodes are reacting to something. Your doctor must find out what ( infection, cancer) 5 months of "treatment" with persistent lymphadenopathy is unacceptable and suspicious for malignancy. You need to consult ENT very soon. Will likely need biopsy.

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