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A 21-year-old female asked:

Im 21 years old & i have an enlarged lymph node on right side of my neck that wont go down(been 6 months) my doctor thinks its nothingx ray & blood work came back normal. why is everyone on here suggesting i need a biopsy? do i have cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Watch and wait: You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor. Wish you good health!

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Last updated May 8, 2020

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