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What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment of reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Underlying cause: A reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is usually due to another primary problem (ie infection, inflammation etc) the main treatment will be tailored against the underlying cause, should you find one. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

What is the treatment for reactive lymphoid hyperplasia?

Nothing usually: Because reactive lymphoid hyperplasia is a normal immune response typically to an infection. Enlarged tonsils are primarily lymphoid hyperplasia. When the infection subsides the hyperplasia gradually declines. ...Read more

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Z-n stain for afb is negative imp: reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Pls tell me is it cancer or not?

Z-n stain for afb is negative
imp: reactive lymphoid hyperplasia. Pls tell me is it cancer or not?

Unlikely: By biopsy if it is reactive hyperplasia , means then it is not cancer , but need observation. , AFB negative means did not see in lymph gland, also have to wait few wks to get culture report back, follow your doctor's advises ...Read more

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My wife got operated for "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia" of duodenum 2 weeks ago but unfortunately, it came back again please advise.

My wife got operated for "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia" of duodenum 2 weeks ago but unfortunately, it came back again please advise.

Rituximab & chemo: I take it by "reactive lymphiod hyperplasia" you mean primary intestinal follicular lymphoma (fl) of the intestine; pls clarify. Primary fl of the duodenum (fl-d) is a rare entity. Talk to your doctor about Rituximab monotherapy and/or chemotherapy w/ or w/o radiation. All seem to have a good response. Radiation can have serious undesirable effects on small bowek. ...Read more

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Hi, my biopsy says reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, does it means it is benign? What are chaces of malignancy?What precautions for future shud i take?

Hi, my biopsy says  reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, does it means it is benign? What are chaces of malignancy?What  precautions for future shud i take?

Not cancer: You don't say, but i assume that you had a lymph node biopsy. Reactive lymphoid hyperplasia means that the lymphocytes have increased in number in response to something. The diagnosis means that the lymphocytes are not unresponsive cancer cells. Unless there is a treatable infection, there is not likely to be additional therapy necessary. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and prognosis for a benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the neck lymph node?

What are the symptoms and prognosis for a benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the neck lymph node?

Asymptomatic: Nodes in neck enlarge primarily from metastatic disease of oral cavity (squamous Ca) or glands in neck such as thyroid or parotid. If there is primary enlargement noted, it is due to lymphoma or hyperplasia. Nodal disease in lymphoma, spreads and enlarges. Hyperplasia due to a local inflammatory process rarely causes pain and does not spread. Biopsy will resolve problem ...Read more

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My 9 yr old son had a biopsy which came back as reactive follicular lymphoid hyperplasia. What is this and will he need more testing?

My 9 yr old son had a biopsy which came back as reactive follicular lymphoid hyperplasia.  What is this and will he need more testing?

Benign: This is a common pathology diagnosis for a benign lymph node that's enlarged because it got stimulated. I'm glad it turned out well. ...Read more

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Do I have oral HPV (oral warts)? Biopsy diagnosis states "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with focal squamous metaplasia" what does this mean?

Do I have oral HPV (oral warts)? Biopsy diagnosis states "reactive lymphoid hyperplasia with focal squamous metaplasia" what does this mean?

Chronic inflammation: The description you provided only points to chronic inflammation without any indication of the causative factor. Hpv infection can be tested for specifically in a biopsy and you may wish to discuss that with your doctor. ...Read more