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0.8 x 0.4 x 1.5cm is a normal sized lymph node.
you don't need to get a lymph node biopsy.
this sized lymph node is not worrisome for cancer.
I am a cancer doctor.
just because you can feel a lymph node does not mean it is cancerous.
no, they don't represent malignancy. they can be seen in normal lymph nodes.
it is a normal lymph node.
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you are letting your anxiety get out of control.
reactive lymph nodes are swollen and enlarged due to infection close by.
it doesn't sound like you had an infection close by.
so I think it was just a normal lymph node.
there is nothing more to follow up on.
yes, lymph nodes can definitely swell up from sinus congestion and allergies. . even if you don't have a sore throat.
they can stay swollen for as long as you have sinus congestion and allergies.