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Is it possible to have several palpable bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes and not be related to cancer?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
9 doctors agree

In brief: Yes. There are

Indeed many causes of benign, or at least not malignant nodes.
Sarcoid is a common one, but drug reactions, infections, tb, HIV are some of a long list of others.

In brief: Yes. There are

Indeed many causes of benign, or at least not malignant nodes.
Sarcoid is a common one, but drug reactions, infections, tb, HIV are some of a long list of others.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Several bilateral enlarged nodes in the neck are more likely to be due to infection, locally or systemically.
However, enlarged nodes may be due to lymphoma/leukemia and metastatic tumors. If the enlargement has persisted more than a few days, consult your doctor for a more detailed examination and investigation.

In brief: Yes

Several bilateral enlarged nodes in the neck are more likely to be due to infection, locally or systemically.
However, enlarged nodes may be due to lymphoma/leukemia and metastatic tumors. If the enlargement has persisted more than a few days, consult your doctor for a more detailed examination and investigation.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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