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whatdoeslymphadenopathymean

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whatdoeslymphadenopathymean
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Hello,

Mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

Mysticdoc :

Lymphadenopathy means enlarged lymph nodes.

Mysticdoc :

Lymph nodes are like bumps and hey can get enlarged or bigger.

Mysticdoc :

Commonly, infection and inflammation cause the.

Mysticdoc :

Infections like viral infection, bacteial and fungal infection can cause them.

Mysticdoc :

Auto immune disorder like sarcoidosis can also cause swollen lymph nodes.

Mysticdoc :

Another serious possibility is cancer like lymphoma or leukemia.

Mysticdoc :

Lymph node biopsy should be able to establish the specific diagnosis.

Mysticdoc :

If there is no cancer, this should not be concerning.

Mysticdoc :

However, in your case lymphoma is more likely.

JACUSTOMER-8mq62b4w- :

will know result tues see consultant.3.m.i. feb 2000.may.2011.and this feb2013.on n.iv.for sleep apnea feel very ill.

Mysticdoc :

ok

Mysticdoc :

the treatment is available for lymphoma or even leukemia nowadays.

Mysticdoc :

Feeling very ill is another sign of lymphoma.

JACUSTOMER-8mq62b4w- :

3 m.i.2000.2011.2012.2013.niv for sleep apeoa so not to well

Mysticdoc :

Ok

Mysticdoc :

sleep apnea should be treated ith CPAP machine.

JACUSTOMER-8mq62b4w- :

have machine at home also oxygen .sats.oxygen very low.

Mysticdoc :

Ok.

Mysticdoc :

you should also be on a bronchodilator like albuterol and ipratropium nebulizer.

Mysticdoc :

THis may help with the oxygenation.

Mysticdoc :

Also your heart should be checked again to rule out heart failure.

Mysticdoc :

Pulmonary embolism or blood clot in the lungs also should be ruled out.

JACUSTOMER-8mq62b4w- :

in descending aorta athrombus was seen.echo was done.LMWH?

Mysticdoc :

yes that should be considered.

Mysticdoc :

If you have thrombus in aorta, this can also be present in the lung blood vessels causing oxygen problem.

Mysticdoc :

MWH initially, then warfarin should be started.

Mysticdoc :

You should see improvement in your symptoms with LMWH and warfarin.

Mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

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