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I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum. ? Feelings

I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum.   ? Feelings

Possible lymphoma: The presence of lymph nodes that can be palpated in axilla would lead to evaluation of other sites as seen on CAT scan. This procedure must have been ordered to see if other nodal areas were involved as in retroperitoneum. Since there are many causes of multiple areas of enlarged nodes, dx must be determined by bx. Aspiration of no value since architecture of nodes required for proper dx. ...Read more

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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


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I have enlarged lymph nodes in my groin and throughout the day I get a feeling like ice water dripping on my leg. Should I see my doctor about this?

I have enlarged lymph nodes in my groin and throughout the day I get a feeling like ice water dripping on my leg. Should I see my doctor about this?

Enlarged lymphs node: Is this diagnosis from your doctor? Yes, please see your doc. He/she will diagnose and treat as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years, have enlarged lymph nodes in my groin (one is >1 cm), & it has been there for 4 months. I have pain in hip area, but all blood test are normal. How likely is it to be Lymphoma?

I'm 20 years, have enlarged lymph nodes in my groin (one is >1 cm), & it has been there for 4 months. I have pain in hip area, but all blood test are normal. How likely is it to be Lymphoma?

Always possible: Persistent nodes in groin that have not increased in number or size while probably inflammatory can always represent low grade lymphoma. If nodes are firm and there are some symptoms of nerve pain in hip area biopsy might be indicated. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes in my groin for months, night sweats/weight loss on and off for 4 yrs, my globulin is high, no infection/inflammation, cancer?

Enlarged lymph nodes in my groin for months, night sweats/weight loss on and off for 4 yrs, my globulin is high, no infection/inflammation, cancer?

R/O LYMPHOMA: LYMPHADENOPATHY THAT PRESISTS LONGER THAN 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If he pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause enlarged lymph nodes in groin?

Can a UTI cause enlarged lymph nodes in groin?

Typically not: Uncomplicated UTI should not cause enlarged ln in groin. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes in groin and sore lower back every so often. Is this genital herpes symptoms?

Enlarged lymph nodes in groin and sore lower back every so often. Is this genital herpes symptoms?

Probably not herpes: Recrurrent genital herpes doesn't cause enlarged lymph nodes. This happens from herpes only once, during the intitial infection, and in that case there would be painful blisters or sores. And herpes doesn't cause lower back pain. You'll need to look elsewhere for the cause of these symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have experienced enlarged lymph nodes (big one left groin) after exercising a lot and i'm doing the dukan diet. Could this have something to do?

I have experienced enlarged lymph nodes (big one left  groin) after exercising a lot and i'm doing the dukan diet. Could this have something to do?

No: A diet will not cause enlarged lymph node. In groin there are several palpable lymph nodes. Significant size increase needs evaluation. In this area is also where hernias occur. Stop exercising until you have doctor evaluate. ...Read more

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I have a thyroid cyst, 10 enlarged lymph nodes in neck & 8 in groin, lung scarring, high k, low na, lower wbc, hypotension & a long list of symptoms?

I have a thyroid cyst, 10 enlarged lymph nodes in neck & 8 in groin, lung scarring, high k, low na, lower wbc, hypotension & a long list of symptoms?

Internist: You're not going to get a diagnosis in an on-line forum. You obviously have a complicated problem that will require a comprehensive evaluation. If your local doctor can't help, seek help at an academic center with a general internist. You're only 113 miles from des moines. Ps, hi k and low na with low BP suggests addison's disease. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more