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A 24-year-old male asked:

22 y.o., very worried about high ige of 1909, esr of 65, crp 15.6, and ldh of 239. all other blood work normal. us of neck lymph nodes showed likely reactive. normal ab ct scan. does this sound more likely of cancer or of inflammation? rash too.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Need more: What you described is suggestive of allergic inflammation, however , it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Missing context: Reactive lymph nodes suggest a non specific inflammation, infectious or otherwise. The ordering physician has the best view of your overall situation.
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