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Swollen, tender lymph nodes--are they cancer?
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammation likely
Likely inflammation- which is way more common than cancer.
Having said that, it is hard to say more without a good examination. You should go to see your primary care doctor to discuss in detail and have a proper evaluation

In brief: Inflammation likely
Likely inflammation- which is way more common than cancer.
Having said that, it is hard to say more without a good examination. You should go to see your primary care doctor to discuss in detail and have a proper evaluation
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Tender nodes more
Likely infectious or reactive than cancer, but nodes that do ot go away need to be checked and possibly biopsied.

In brief: Tender nodes more
Likely infectious or reactive than cancer, but nodes that do ot go away need to be checked and possibly biopsied.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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