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What Is Normally The Size Of A Cancerous Lymph Node In Lymphoma How Big Does It Have To Get
Lymphoma: The node can be of any size. If you find a suspicious or new node, see your primary doctor immediately. ...Read more
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
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?
Would a cancerous lymph node go down in size with heat and massage? Or would it just continue to grow?
Wld a sarcoma or cancerous lymph node grow over 3 years? Had it seen then, Dr. Said nodule, not to worry. Small, firm, mobile, I feel well. Still same size
Yes...: Without treatment, cancer as you describe always grows. If a "nodule" has definitely and objectively not changed in size over 3 years, then for all practical purposes it essentially proves that the initial diagnosis by your physician was correct. I hope this helps answer your question! ...Read more
I am having pains in the lymph node that was biopsied and found to have non-hodgkin's lymphoma the aggressive fast-growing you think that is an indication that it has come back after being free from cancer for a year and?
Lymph node: In early stages, yes, cancerous lymph node is moveable. But in later stages, cancerous lymph nodes become firm to hard, matted (adherent to each other) and adherent to adjacent structures and immoveable. ...Read more
Large lymph node: Pain is not related to the size (measurement) of the lymph node. However, large lymph nodes can impinge adjacent nerves which can cause pain. ...Read more
What it contains: Lymph nodes drain a region of a body of its toxins, pathogens, & dead cells through the lymphatic system. This parallels the venous system. Once the lymphatic fluid from distant cells reaches a node, white blood cells either kill or process the contents. Cancerous nodes simply collected cancerous cells that drained from its territory. The cells then were able to multiply in that node as well. ...Read more
Over the course of 3 yrs, would a sarcoma or cancerous lymph node show signifigant, noticable growth? Possible to not notice change or wld change a lot?
What lymph node "group" or area does lymphoma typically start at. I heard it normally starts at the callie bone or chin & grow up to size of lemon?
Answer with: Pathology & flow cytometry & full history, physical & other pertinent tests based on clinical signs & symptoms. ...Read more
My doctors always say if the lymph node is moveable and soft and not growing it's normal. Is this true? What texture and size is a typical in lymphoma
Is it still possible that I have lymphoma? I had lost weight and appetite but since then I gained doe weight and eating again. I have a swollen lymph Node but hasn't grown I size and is moveable.
Possible: Please consult with your hematologist/oncologist and have the lymph node checked. ...Read more
If a lymph node (about 0.7 cm) doesn't become bigger in size for 1 year Is that mean it is not lymphoma?
Why worry about it?: Lymph nodes are normally present in all of us. Unless a node is growing in size and grows bigger than one centimeter, it is considered normal. Simply stop checking it unless it is painful or getting bigger on a once monthly check that you can do yourself. ...Read more
If a lymph node is the size of golf ball or a tad bit smaller in the groin, does that mean it's lymphoma? '
I've had a submandibular lymph node that measures 0.54x1.9x1.0 cm /cortical thickening measuring 5-6 mm for 1-1/2 years. No change in size. Lymphoma?
Possible: Rare for submandibular lymph node to remain unchanged when over 1 cm. In size. It either continues to enlarge if pathology unresolved or regresses with healing of inflammatory process. We have seen enlarged cervical node remain and at bx 2-3 yrs. Later, bx demonstrated low grade lymphoma. One might consider excisional bx, not aspiration which can be erroneous with lymphoma. ...Read more
Lymph node under jaw on neck size of a pea, firm, not very moveable, been there for months. Not painful. Likely Lymphoma??
No worry: Likely represents a scarred lymph node if it has not changed after a few months. ...Read more
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'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?
Lymph node: There is no average size but a lymph node under 1.5 cm generally is benign. Always god to have a complete exam ...Read more
Pea size lymph node in lower right neck hard but moveable recently seen ent for sucked in eardrum I'm so worried about lymphoma had blood work a X-ray?
POSS REACTIVE NODE: Node tender? How discovered? Did U find? Same side as ear problem? Why do U think of Lymphoma? Ear-drum likely due to inflammation in ear. XRay unlikely to help. MD examined U for other nodes? Blood test may be helpful. If U have been otherwise healthy a small node in neck would not make me suspicious. Biopsy may satisfy your fear. Everything possible in medicine, probability here is low. ...Read more
I have an 8-9 mm lymph node in my neck, it hasn't been growing since I noticed it ~a month ago. If it doesn't get bigger should it be checked for cancer?
Watch and wait:
You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor.
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Wife saw big lymph node on neck right side last week. Today went to DR, did physical exam found nothing. Node wasn't large then. Now at night lying on couch I feel it and it looks bigger. Feels like elastic. No known illness. Should I worry? Cancer?
I have an enlarged lymph node on the right side of my groin. I've had it for 6 years and it's the size of an almond. Cancer? Causes?
If a small lymph node behind ear (about 6mm) is fixed to underlying tissues and it does not grow in size, would be reactive or only cancerous?
Depends: Depends on duration of mass. Usually fixed is more problematic than movable. Best bet if mass is present longer than 2 weeks would be assessment by ENT doc. ...Read more
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