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with swollen lymph nodes is it almost always a form of lymphoma

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with swollen lymph nodes is it almost always a form of lymphoma
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



Swollen lymph nodes can be because of the many other reasons also like;


1) Infectious mononucleosis


2) Tuberculosis


3) Infection in the arms (armpits swollen nodes), leg (inguinal swollen nodes), infection in head and neck (neck nodes enlargement)


4) Brucellosis


5) Sexually transmitted disease


6) Leukemia etc.


Please feel free for your follow up questions.


Dr. Arun

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I am just scared to death now since i had breast cancer in 2001 as i told you before. I had the DCIS noninvasive though so i dont understand this. Ihave an on and off cough with mucus ijust dont know
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 7 years ago.



The recurrences after so long time are not common but still its needs an evaluation by your physician and if needed to get an aspiration biopsy cytology (ABC).


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