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What Does Lymphoma Look Like
See below...: First, the assessment of an enlarged lymph node should be performed by a professional, therefore consulting your physician is strongly recommended. But to answer your question, lymph nodes involved by lymphoma are usually hard, firm, with a rubbery consistency, sometime adherent to the neighboring tissues which makes them hard to move under the skin, and continuously growing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on type: Not common but not different than for adult, i think: if indolent- surgery and possibly radiation then watchful waiting (maybe with bone marrow harvest for later use) if more aggressive, would use biochemotherapy (i.e.: "r-chop") after surgery. May also include radiation and marrow harvest. ...Read more
How does a swollen lymph node at the back of the neck look like ? and is it lymphoma ?? normal cbc a month ago ,21y\o female ,WORRIED ??!!!
Swollen lymph nodes for 9 months, relatively stable. Don't look like lymphoma in ultrasound, don't hurt. No other symptoms. What can they be then?
Immune function: They are a sign that your immune system is healthy, reactive, and doing its job. I imagine you are very healthy and thin. Teenagers often can feel their lymph nodes. As humans we often do not realize how many bugs we are exposed to on a daily basis. I would get that you are just fine. Your immune system is doing its job correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello i had a cat scan done on pelvic and abdoan done today the are looking at lymph nodes what does lyphoma orlung cancer look like on cat scan?
A mass.: Lymph nodes are scattered throughout the body and are normal structures. They should not be larger than 1 cm in diameter. Lymph nodes that contain metastatic disease, or lymph nodes containing lymphoma, are detected on a cat scan based on size over 1 cm. A pet/ct has an additional criterion, increased glucose uptake, to suggest cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a form of canc: Lymphomas are cancers of the lymphoid organs and tend to grow and spread. There are two major types: indolent and aggressive type. Symptoms and prognosis are different for each group. High grade lymphomas carry a fatality rate of 30 to 40%. Any lymph node enlargement that is progressive can be due to a lymphoma, thus requires a biopsy for diagnosis.. ...Read more
Typically fixed..: Enlargement of lymph nodes caused by lymphoma are typically fixed. That being said, fixed lymph nodes can be noncancerous and mobile ones can. Seeing a physician who can do a complete history and exam can help determine if further testing for something like a lymphoma is warranted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Large mass.: Lymphoma can be no symtoms to fast symptoms. Lymph nodes usually painless -initially and hard. But they can be painful later, size can change some times, especially if they are one of the indolent one . Can have fever most of the time at night, with night sweat, weght loss, fatigue etc but they occur when lymphoma is in very advanced stage. ...Read more
Yes: I think you are asking 'if a DX of lymphoma has been made by an oncologist (cancer specialist), would weight loss start occurring, and if so, would it be so much weight loss that it was noticeable.' weight loss is not necessarily a part of lymphoma. If one is losing a good deal of weight from the lymphoma, it is not a good sign. If wt loss due to chemotherapy/nausea, different story. Ask the doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non hodgkin's: Mantle cell lymphoma is a subset of non hodgkin's lymphoma. Under microscope, it looks like clusters of small size of lymphoid cells mimicking appearance of indolent/slow-progressing lymphoma, however it behaves like an agressive lymphoma. The treatment would be combinations of chemotherapies plus biological therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone has lymphoma and have recurrent fevers. Would it be like 99.0-99.0 or above 100.4 ? What's concerning? And if 99.5 occurred with nodes
Life is not exact: Life is not exact. A person at home can measure his temperature in whole numbers. Thermometers are not exact. Human bodies are not exact. So, if one is wondering what to tell the doctor, just use whole numbers. Also, every person is different, so "recurrent fevers" can vary from time to time in one person, and vary among different people. There is no exact number. A couple of doctors can evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Malignancy: A lymphoma isma malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Malignancy: A lymphoma is a malignancy of a certain type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. These cells are found in the lymphatic system and the blood stream. When the disease appears primarily in lymph nodes it is called a lymphoma. There are many different types of lymphoma. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Lymphoma: There are many types of lymphoma-from the agressive ones to the indolent ones. Each type has different biology and different response to therapy, as well as different prognosis etc. However, in general, lymphoma is a chemosensitive disease and is a radiosensitive disease. Yes, some lymphoma can be cured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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