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What causes enlarged lymph nodes?

had biospy of a enlarged lymph node it came back negative. but when i asked the the nurse if it was due to a infection in thebody she said she did not think so and to foloow up a acat scan in thre months. but my concern is waht to do mean while because i was thinking that it was just a infectio. but they are saying they dont think so.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015
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Thank you for asking Healthcare majic.
My name is Dr Ehsan Ullah &
I have gone through your query.

first of all its good news for you as the biopsy of your enlarged lymph node came back negative since findings of lymphadenopathy raises fears about serious illness sometimes but it can be due to benign infective cause. in such patients where lymph node biopsy is indicated, careful clinical history and detailed examination lead to diagnosis. you should visit your physician with this biopsy report and may undergo some clinical evaluation and if comes to be due to infective origin, then antibiotics cure this condition simply.

Hope this may help you. Let me know if anything not clear.
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