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I've noticed that my lymph node in my left arm is very

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swollen- I've also been experiencing...
I've noticed that my lymph node in my left arm is very swollen- I've also been experiencing some tenderness in my groin when I go to stand up.
I had breast cancer 2 years ago, had surgery and radiation- all has been good since then.
This swollen lymph node has me worried.
Should I go to my cancer dr or regular md?
Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Oncology
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Oncologist: DocPhilMD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago
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Oncologist: DocPhilMD, Medical Doctor replied 11 months ago

Generally lymph nodes related to cancer are not tender. They are painless and fixed. Sometimes mobile

A tender lymph node is usually infection related or actually not a lymph node and a skin lesion like a cyst

I would get it checked but I highly doubt it is related to cancer

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