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I have lymph nodes over the ribs and back side of the body which swellon. Some times one of them gives pain for a hour. Is it cause for cancer?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Swollen lymph node

Lymphadenopathy refers to swollen/ enlargement of lymph node.
It can be caused by many things like infection, inflammation, malignancy etc. It could be single, multiple, painful, painless. It is not necessarily to be cancer. Talk to your doctor and have further evaluation accordingly.

In brief: Swollen lymph node

Lymphadenopathy refers to swollen/ enlargement of lymph node.
It can be caused by many things like infection, inflammation, malignancy etc. It could be single, multiple, painful, painless. It is not necessarily to be cancer. Talk to your doctor and have further evaluation accordingly.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Ajay Pathak
General Practice
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In brief: Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes are enlarged due to infection , inflammation or cancer.
It is very important for you to see a doctor to evaluate the source of the swelling. If infection is present proper diagnosis and treatment is essential and biopsy may be needed if cancer is suspected.Please see a doctor.

In brief: Lymph Nodes

Lymph nodes are enlarged due to infection , inflammation or cancer.
It is very important for you to see a doctor to evaluate the source of the swelling. If infection is present proper diagnosis and treatment is essential and biopsy may be needed if cancer is suspected.Please see a doctor.
Dr. Ajay Pathak
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