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swollen lymph nodes in both armpits and neck for 7years, no other symptoms. had biopsy in left arm years ago and it was not cancer, what is it?

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Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Good question: The clue should have been in the lymph node biopsy. We would need to also know about you health status. This is something to discuss with your physician
Answered on Mar 29, 2018

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