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Successfullly treated anaplastic t cell nhl 7 years ago. Now have enlarged epitrochlear nodes 2 months. Should I be worried?

Successfullly treated anaplastic t cell nhl 7 years ago. Now have enlarged epitrochlear nodes 2 months. Should I be worried?

See your MD: As you know, lymph gland enlargement can be caused by different things and infection would be the most common cause. However due to at least 2 reasons- firstly- it has been there for 2 months and secondly- the fact that you had a history of anaplastic t cell nhl- I think you should go to see your oncologist or pmd- just to be in the safe side further investigation should be done. Good luck. ...Read more

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41y, asymmetrical tonsils 1.5cm in diameter front and back lymph nodes iin right side of neckswollen that for 6months, now epitrochlear node on left : (?

41y, asymmetrical tonsils 1.5cm in diameter front and back lymph nodes iin right side of neckswollen that for 6months, now epitrochlear node on left : (?

Enlarged tonsil: Usually when there is an infectious process both tonsils are affected. Unilateral tonsil swelling requires a workup by an ent. You may have a tonsilar abscess or even a malignant process such as lymphoma. See your ENT and get a workup started. ...Read more

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I have for a month now a lump on my the epitrochlear side about 1cm rubbery and fix. I did CBC it's all normal and also HIV negative as well. Fustrate?

I have for a month now a lump on my the epitrochlear side about 1cm rubbery and fix. I did CBC it's all normal and also HIV negative as well. Fustrate?

Probable lymph node: From your description is sounds like you have an enlarged lymph node. See your doctor. You may have skin condition distal to the elbow causing this node to swell. Your doctor will likely give you a course of antibiotics. If this lump persists an fna (fine needle aspirate) to acquire cells for review by a pathologist may be in order. ...Read more

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I have a raised bump on the inside of my arm in my elbow crease. It is itchy, has no rash. I have had an ear infection 3 weeks ago could this be an inflamed epitrochlear node? Should I be worried?

I have a raised bump on the inside of my arm in my elbow crease. It is itchy, has no rash. I have had an ear infection 3 weeks ago could this be an inflamed epitrochlear node? Should I be worried?

Difficult to know: This is the location for the epitrochlear lymph nodes, but this could just as easily be an epidermal inclusion cyst (sebaceous cyst) or a lipoma (fatty tumor) or something more serious. I would suggest you have it evaluated if you are concerned. ...Read more