A 30-year-old male asked:
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I have a swollen lymph node on the right side of my neck and my right tonsil is slightly swollen. Right arm keeps going a little numb too. Lymphoma?

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Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Possible: It is possible the is lymphoma. However, lymph nodes can be swollen for a multitude of reasons. Most common are typically infections, viral more often than bacterial. Definitely see your physician soon.
Answered on Jul 6, 2013
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