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I have been sent to see an oncologist for a biospsy next

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I have been sent to see an oncologist for a biospsy next week as I have one enlarged mesenteric lymph node (4.1 cms) left of my midline. It was measured 7 weeks ago and it was 2.8 cms. I seem to have no symptoms- no sweats, fever, pain from the area. I feel extremely healthy. I do get from time to time sever pain between my legs and groin and I do have regular lower back pain but I don't need to take medication. Could this still be cancer?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

Hi there ..

Thank you for the question ...

This is highly unlikely the symptoms of cancer .

You have good diet and appetite , which is against cancer .

Lower backache , radiating to legs is because of backache , this could be pinched nerve .

So please don't worry .

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
4.1 cms is quite large for a lymph node, how big can they swell?
Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

They can swell up in to inches , 4.1 is not too big , inflammation can also enlarge nodes .

Biopsy can help to diagnose what actually is issue.

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Expert:  dr abid replied 1 year ago.

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