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I recently had a xray with contrast that showed enlarged lymphnodes what could this be its in chest just below neck?

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Dr. Robert Green
Internal Medicine - Oncology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Many possible things

There are many things that can cause enlarged lymph nodes.
It sounds like the area you are describing is the mediastinum? Infections can cause this, benign diseases such as sarcoid, and different types of cancers. What to do depends on your age, health, size and location of lymph nodes. Often patients like you would be referred to pulmonologist, oncologist or perhaps managed by your internist.

In brief: Many possible things

There are many things that can cause enlarged lymph nodes.
It sounds like the area you are describing is the mediastinum? Infections can cause this, benign diseases such as sarcoid, and different types of cancers. What to do depends on your age, health, size and location of lymph nodes. Often patients like you would be referred to pulmonologist, oncologist or perhaps managed by your internist.
Dr. Robert Green
Dr. Robert Green
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Need more tests

You need a good exam, ct scans, and most likely biopsy of the lymph node.
Could vary between some type of infection to a lymphoma or lung cancer. Your age and whether you smoke are important to the doctor.

In brief: Need more tests

You need a good exam, ct scans, and most likely biopsy of the lymph node.
Could vary between some type of infection to a lymphoma or lung cancer. Your age and whether you smoke are important to the doctor.
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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