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Lymphoma Behind Ear
What are characteristics of lymph node from lymphoma? R they rock hard, not movable?I have a 1 CM node behind ear for 3 months. its movable. worried
I have 1cm lymph node behind ear. movable painless. Been there 3 months. Don't think its grown.If it was lymphoma would it have grown by now? How big?
Biopsy.: An enlarged lymph node can be normal, or it can be a due to cancer. Lymph nodes that enlarge due to an infection (normal) are usually sore. A 1cm lymph node is just on the edge of being too big. The only way to know if it's normal is to ultrasound and/or biopsy it. Lymphomas cause rubbery lymph nodes that often grow, but not always. The lymph node behind your ear is associated with your scalp. ...Read more
25 y old male.feel node behind ear,1 centimetre diameter, movable. How big does lymph node have to be before its serious? No other symptoms, Lymphoma?
Lymph node: marilyn, lymph nodes which are freely movable and less than 1 cm are usually considered not to be pathological. However, if this is a new finding to you, lymph node removal by an ENT surgeon and examined by pathologist is needed to be sure. Dr Hilliard ...Read more
25 y old male. Feel 1 lymph node on bone behind ear its movable. 0.8-1cm diameter. Been there for at least 3 months. Is this normal size? Lymphoma?
What are characteristics of cancerous lymph node?I have one behind ear for 4 months,1 CM diameter, moves when touched,no pain. Could it be lymphoma?
Cancer's abnormal: A great many of your peers have one or more nodes like this one. Freely mobile nodes that are not outrageously large and not growing rapidly, especially in a year old, aren't going to be cancer. I'm glad you're health-conscious. The lymph nodes is your friend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the average size of a lymph node when diagnosed with lymphoma? I've had one (0,5 cm) behind ear for 5 months. Doc says don't worry when <2cm?
Could I have lymphoma? Bad headaches for few weeks, small lump behind ear (firm but moves slightly), tiredness and breathlessness?
Have it checked out: Sounds like a small lymph node, which for a 19 year old is most likely completely normal. However, if you are having other symptoms and are concerned for a cancerous process, have it checked out. The bump may or may not be related to your other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went to ENT doc for (according to him) a 8 millimetre movable lymph node behind ear. He said its not lymphoma Why can't I trust him? Is movable good?
See below...: Enlarged lymph nodes may be seen in multiple situations and are very common in infectious/inflammatory states. Of course, lymphoma represents a possibility and consulting your physician, who may recommend a biopsy, is recommended especially if other signs and symptoms are present including fatigue, weight loss, night sweats, loss of appetite, etc. ...Read more
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