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If enlarged nodes in lymph system are not malignancies, what else could they be?

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Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Many things

Enlarged lymph nodes can be from infection, inflammation, cancer, or certain medications.

In brief: Many things

Enlarged lymph nodes can be from infection, inflammation, cancer, or certain medications.
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Reactive nodes

Non-cancerous enlarged lymph nodes are usually reactive.
This can be in response to infections, especially viral infections such as mono, inflammatory conditions such as lupus, or even in reaction to skin diseases.

In brief: Reactive nodes

Non-cancerous enlarged lymph nodes are usually reactive.
This can be in response to infections, especially viral infections such as mono, inflammatory conditions such as lupus, or even in reaction to skin diseases.
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
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