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Can symptoms of lymphoma come and go I have lost 65 pds in about six months eating 5 x more Now having pain in both sides of neck and groin Very weak

Can symptoms of lymphoma come and go
 I have lost 65 pds in about six months eating 5 x more
Now having pain in both sides of neck and groin
Very weak

Doubt lymphoma: However, if this is unexplained weight loss and you feel bad, then I'll conclude that you are seriously sick. You need a workup by a capable physician. This can be anything from a malignant lymphoma as you suspect to something as commonplace as overlooked gluten enteropathy or adult-onset cystic fibrosis to Whipple's to any of several dozen others. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Thompson
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Lymphoma (Definition)

Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph system, which is an infection fighting collection of nodes of lymph tissue populated by white blood cells and ducts that drain excess fluid. The system ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

What are the symptoms of lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Few symptoms: Lymphoma can have few symptoms, sometimes weight loss, night sweats, etc. Would need to have blood tests to look for abnormalities and physical examination. Sometimes x-ray to look for enlarged lymph nodes that can be located throughout the body. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has 2cm hard lump in groin right side. It is movable and painless. He has no other symptoms. Could this be lymphoma at his age?

My 2 year old has 2cm hard lump in groin right side. It is movable and painless. He has no other symptoms.  Could this be lymphoma at his age?

Should be checked: A 2 year-old with a 2 cm groin lump in a boy could be a lymph node or his testicle. A hernia or hydrocele (fluid-filled lump) is softer, not hard. If it's a lymph node the doctor will check for an injury or infection in the leg, as well as check for other enlarged lymph nodes. The doctor can also see if it's a skin cyst. Lymphoma is very rare in toddlers and should be in more than one lymph node. ...Read more

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Are frequent, very mild night sweats (damp forehead, groin, bend of knees) a symptom of metastatic cancer? They're not drenching, like with lymphoma.

Are frequent, very mild night sweats (damp forehead, groin, bend of knees) a symptom of metastatic cancer? They're not drenching, like with lymphoma.

No. : If you have never had cancer, it is HIGHLY unlikely that this would be the first symptom of metastatic cancer. However, it is still a symptom that warrants investigation. ...Read more

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Terrified I have lymphoma or cancer! I have a small h long thin lump in groin decreased in size slightly no other symptoms apart from yeast infection?

Terrified I have lymphoma or cancer! I have a small h long thin lump in groin decreased in size slightly no other symptoms apart from yeast infection?

Unlikely: This may be related to your infection. Generally, signs and symptoms that may be associated with lymphoma include unexplained weight loss, fatigue, night sweats, loss of appetite, progressively growing lymph nodes. Consulting your doctor is recommended. Possibly a lymph node biopsy may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have swelling in groin, is it lymphoma?

I have swelling in groin, is it lymphoma?

Impossible to: Comment without more information. The most common cause would be a hernia. Is it a lump or just tissue fullness? Could be fluid or a discrete lump which could be a lymph node. ...Read more

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When someone has lymphoma do the lymph nodes usually swell up in the groin?

When someone has lymphoma do the lymph nodes usually swell up in the groin?

Lymphoma: usually involves multiple lymph nodes. Generally, enlarged groin lymph nodes are easily palpated, so they may be more apparent than enlarged lymph nodes elsewhere. ...Read more

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Can I have lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Can I have lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Possible : The first thing you need to do is see your doctor. There are other more likely problems, such as an irritant, infection, inflammatory condition. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt. Could it be lymphoma?

Groin lump: A lump in the groin could represent an enlarged lymph node or could be an inguinal (groin) hernia. It is difficult to tell the difference yourself, and should be evaluated by a doctor. Groin lymph nodes could rarely represent a lymphoma. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more