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Have lymph nodes under arms. 2 are negative for cancer. chances of getting positive for the others?

MY FRIEND FOUND 9 NYMPH NODES UNDER MY ARMPITS FROM ULTRASOUND TEST, SO THEY PUT NEEDLE FOR TESTS ON TWO OF THEM, THEY CAME OUT OK, BUT HER DOCTOR STILL WANT HER TO TAKE MRI TO MAKE SURE, COZ SHE SAID ALTHOUGH 2 OF THE CAME OUT NEGATIVE, THE OTHER 7 COULD STILL BE CANCER , IS THAT TRUE? tHE MRI COSTS 30,000 hk DOLLARS COZ SHE LIVES IN hk SHE ALSO HAS TO GO THRU PRO SCAN, DOES IT SOUND SERIOUS?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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thank you.
what are they clinical problem ?
any history of fever,bony pain,bleeding manifestation,sweating,weight loss etc.
there are many causes of this type of lymphadenopathy.
all lymph nodes of a single pathology usually show same characteristics.
size of the lymph nodes is also a matter of fact.
size
you may consult an internal medicine specialist.
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