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I have swollen lymph nodes in neck under jaw and right groin

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i have swollen lymph nodes in neck under jaw and right groin on and off temp and chills my specialist md thinks CMV i also had Lyme disease last year and treated so I have allergies, CMV and potentially Lyme may be at play also I am 69 I am just trying to learn more info and you came on line thanks
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 7 months ago.
HelloMultiple nodes over 1 to 2 cm, with suspicous findings on exam and/or CBC can indocate lymphoma.If this is the suspicion, then a fine needled aspiration of a node or two is warranted. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.

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