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A 17-year-old female asked:

Are swollen lymph nodes in neck a sign of breast cancer?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Usually lymph drains centrally, so suggests throat/sinus/ear infection--unless limited to nodes at base of neck/upper chest, then possible. See dr for exam.
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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 19 years experience
Probably not: This would not be the first thing i would think of. They are most likely reacting to an infection that you have in your body.
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Last updated Feb 28, 2019

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