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Hi for the past week my lymph nodes in my neck is swollen the

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Hi for the past week my lymph nodes in my neck is swollen the size of a pea. I went to the doctor they did a wbc which was 6.6, globulin slightly high everything else normal. I ever rarely get swollen glands I had a fever of 101. Could I have lymphoma. There is no evidence of infection causing my swollen glands in neck and behind my ear.

Mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

Mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

Mysticdoc :

Are these lymph nodes painful?

Customer:

No painlesd

Mysticdoc :

presence of fever can be due to the viral infection.

Mysticdoc :

Lymphoma is less common.

Mysticdoc :

less common compared to viral infection.

Mysticdoc :

If these lymph nodes do not improve within next 2 weeks, then a lymph node biopsy is worthwhile.

Customer:

OK thank you

Mysticdoc :

very welcome

Customer:

can I take anything to improve it

Mysticdoc :

improves by itself since it is viral.

Mysticdoc :

tylenol is ok for fever control.

Customer:

ok

Mysticdoc :

welcome

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