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A 26-year-old female asked:

Have an auto immune disease, recently have noticed swollen lymph nodes in my neck and jaw. rheum says never seen in a psa patient. not lupus. any insi?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
See details: There are numerous possible causes for lymph node enlargement. You unfortunately did not mention what meds you are taking. If the psoriasis is fairly active, it could possibly be a cause. Other causes include infection or lymphoma. If this has been a persistent issue then it may need more detailed evaluation.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Biopsy: In any situation where enlarged lymph glands persist, further enlarge or new ones appear, I believe that a biopsy of one or some of the enlarged lymph nodes is indicated for diagnosis. Discuss this with your physician.
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Last updated Jul 24, 2018

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