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Lymph nodes hurt after drinking alcohol means you have cancer?

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Dr. Michael Thompson
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Hodgkin lymphoma

Lymph node pain from alcohol is a "classic" (but uncommon) symptom in hodgkin's lymphoma.
It doesn't prove that any cancer or lymphoma is present, but is worthy of a physician history and physical examination to start.

In brief: Hodgkin lymphoma

Lymph node pain from alcohol is a "classic" (but uncommon) symptom in hodgkin's lymphoma.
It doesn't prove that any cancer or lymphoma is present, but is worthy of a physician history and physical examination to start.
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