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Are reactive lymph nodes cancerous

Premium Questions

Dr. T Chandrakant MD

Hello My doctor has told me that I have a reactive lymph node. It s under a centimeter and he perscribed me an antibiotic for it. My question is how long does it take for this to go away. I can still ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari MD

should a preauricular reactive lymph node be removed- it is .5cm x 1.5 cm and has been biobsied ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari ( Pediatrician)
Dr.   Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

nodes and reactive Lymph nodes? 2. what make Lymph nodes to be reactive? 3. will the reactive lymph nodes develop to be swollen? 4. does my... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Sumit Bhatti MD

Dear Doctor, Please guide for following what does it mean- 1.There are some Reactive Enlarge Lynph nodes in submandibular and parotid glands? they are also extended to upper neck. 2.Left submandibular ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sumit Bhatti ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

aside from and xray, scan, or biopsy , what are the differences between a parotid tumor and reactive lymph node? what features, texture, size, etc help to differentiate betwenn the two? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Anshita Singh Rathore MD

HI DOCTOR IS THERE ATREA ATMENT FOR REACTIVE LYMPH NODES IN AXILLAE ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshita Singh Rathore ( Homeopath)
Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

My FNAC test suggests Reactive Lymphadenitis for swollen cervical lymph node. I have a swollen painless cervical lymph node and my doctor had put me on 1 week course of antibiotics. After... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr.      Honey Arora MD

symptoms(like fever & tenderness) has subsided the child continue to have enlarged lymph nodes which may be mildly tender, after FNAC we get histopatholgical report of reactive lymphadenitis, how to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)
Dr.  Sabyasachi Das MD

My son is 11 and had a lymphectomy in July 2013. Diagnosis is Reactive Lymphoid Hyperplasia. His lymph nodes are still swollen so took him back to ENT and was ordered an MRI. Still waiting on results ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sabyasachi Das ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Aashish Raghu MD

result it says Lymph nodes reactive change .please tell me what does it mean and what is the medicine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Aashish Raghu ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Ronald Schubert MD

The lump sounds like a reactive lymph node. This is normal and is nothing to worry about

Dr.   S. Samanta MD

yes, it could start some mucosal inflammation leading to lymph node enlargement; not to worry as this is reactive...!

Dr. Vivek Chail MD

Hi, Thanks for writing in. It can be reactive lymph nodes or a hernia. Please see a surgeon