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Swollen Lymph Nodes In Neck Cancer Symptoms
Thyroid and lymph nodes left side neck removed due to thyca last year. US shows 17 swollen lymph nodes 3-14mm looking benign both sides neck. Cancer?
FNA: Hi. Of course you could have a viral or bacterial upper respiratory tract infection (which would usually have accompanying symptoms), so waiting several weeks to recheck is fine. However, with your history, I'd be tempted to do FNAs of the large lymph nodes for cytology and include needle washing for thyroglobulin. Talk with your endocrinologist who's running the show. She/he will plan accordingly ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
A year ago I got swollen lymph nodes in groin that went away, now I have swollen lymph nodes again. It isn't sore and I also have in my neck. Cancer?
Must be evaluated: There is no way for you personally to know the cause of swollen lymph nodes in your neck. You should visit your doctor the great majority of the time, they are coming from an infection in your throat, mouth, face, or even infection in the nodes themselves. Cancer can be a cause but is less liely. Go and find out for sure. ...Read more
I have two 1 cm swollen lymph nodes in neck. They have been there for years but have recently been getting bigger/firmer. Possible cancer?
Swollen lymph nodes in neck! Right side one has been swollen for a month and a half, left side lymph nodes developed within, cancer? Biopsy coming up
I have multiple swollen lymph nodes in neck and back of head. They never get bigger their just there. Biggest one is 2.25 cm. Cancer?
Possible: Any lymph node larger than 2cm warrants further evaluation. However, the longer the nodes have been prominent but unchanged, the lower the probability of cancer. Other factors of importance include your age, smoking history, overall health, family history, etc. I advise you seek out a formal consultation from your primary care doctor. A biopsy may be indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3 yr old has MULTIPLE swollen lymph nodes in neck & adenoids for 6 months Bloodwork fine. What are the odds of her having cancer?
Lymph nodes swollen: Greetings. The likelihood that your 3 year old has any form of cancer is very small. Young children have a very reactive immune system and adenoid swelling like I think you are describing often links with tonsil and lymph node activation then reactive swelling. Have your child see the Pediatrician for confirmation but rest assured this sounds more normal than cancerous. ...Read more
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