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Cancer In The Lymph Glands
Have progressive bulgar palsy. I was told it was caused by cancer. I had cancer in one lymph gland and it has been removed. How can it cause palsy.
Not likely: Even with widespread metastases all the lymph nodes may not be swollen. ...Read more
Surgeon said occult breast cancer spread to 2lymp nodes under arm no sign cancer in breast .Surgeon advise remove lymph glands, leave breast .Should i?
Yes...: Often the first sign of cancer spreading is to the local lymphnode... When a woman having clinical breast exam, her underam is also examined to make sure no lymphnode etc...Once cancer is diagnosed or suspected, the lymphnodes are biopsied/resected to see if cancer is in there. The nodes are basically filters and when cancer cells pass thru, they are trapped there. Consult your doc.. Good luck.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely: The most common cause of swollen lymph nodes is infection (bacterial or viral). It sometimes can take 1-2 months for the enlarged lymph nodes to return to their normal size after an infection. If the lymph nodes continue to grow, occur in different areas of the body, or you start getting sick symptoms (fevers, unexplained weight loss, night sweats, fatigue), i would go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful swollen lymph node on salivatory gland pain has gone away a bit but get chills hard to get warm and dizziness and body pains could this Cancer?
Infection not cancer: Sounds like the "Painful swollen lymph node on salivatory gland pain has gone away a bit but get chills hard to get warm and dizziness and body pains, could thisCancer?"presentation set related to a self limited flu-like, considerations may include common viral infection, not cancer. If salivary gland swelling persists, contact your doctor for evaluation of blood tests for above. ...Read more
I have enlarged lymph glands in the groin. Does this warrant further testing? What could cause this? Im a breast cancer survivor of ten years.
If nedded, bx: The presence of a persistent lesion in the groin should be evaluated. If 1 cm or > and no primary cause, then biopsy should be performed. Many breast cancers are associated with the MMTV virus. This same virus can enter the Wnt-1 gene of the lymphocyte to induce transformation to lymphoma, so that care must be taken not to miss such a lesion. ...Read more
There's a small bump on the roof of my mouth that gets hard/soft during the day. Is it salivary gland cancer? a lymph node? I'm a 20 y/o male.
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