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Lebanon, Missouri
A 33-year-old female asked:

the left side of mt neck and face are swollen. how can i tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? and can they cause facial swelling? lymphoma?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
LN DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) or multiple possible causes of increased size of lymph nodes (ln) or lymphadenopathy is large. You should see a doctor to see if you have an infection. A cancer such as lymphoma is a possibility, but so are many other causes.

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Last updated Apr 17, 2018

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