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Treated for early breast cancer, got flu followed by ear infection. Gland in ear. Lymphoma ?

i had early breast cancer in july and 3 wks radiotherapy i all my glands are clear but i had a flu jab in october and shortly after developed aslight cold but avery painful ear infection and my left gland came up my ear is much better but my gland is still up is it possible to be serious like lymphoma so soon when my glands were clear in july
Asked On : Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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Dear Patricia,

I am glad that you are enquiring about your problem. By your description it looks like a lymph node in the neck, which could be enlarged due to the infection which your are suffering from. It is advisable that you visit your doctor and have your infection treated with antibiotics. Hopefully the gland should resolve after that. If it still persists, you should visit your oncologist and have him check it out. He might advise an FNAC (needle test) if it persists, to rule out cancer.
Also it is advisable that you regularly visit your oncologist for your follow-up visits.

I hope I have answered all your queries.
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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