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Swollen lymph node in neck. RBC raised. Ankle swelling. What can cause them?

hello, i have a 16 month old black lab who has a swolen lymph node in his neck , No other nodes are swollen. His Red blood cells are raised _ amouny not know, He is due to have an fine needle aspiration of the node on monday. He has times when he is off his food and has had two episodes of left ankle joint swelling . He had a tick removed in march but the head remained and it became a little red lump - it went with time. Do you think he could have lymes disease or What could be the causes or what could i research in order to ask the correct questions. thank you MS
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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Dear Sir,

This could be lymes disease if you stay in an area prone for that and considered endemic for it .

Dr. Shruti
Answered: Sun, 25 May 2014
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