My daughter of 22 months has two hard swollen lymph nodes behind her ear one of which she has had since birth. She also has an enormous tonsil on the same side which she has always had too. My doctor examined her and said he would he would do a blood test for white blood cell count - what does he think it is I am worried it might be lymphoma?
Lymphoma generally cannot be diagnosed by routine blood tests. While your daughter may simply have chronic tonsillitis on the left side, I really cannot offer you a specific diagnosis based only upon your description. (You should certainly ask your daughter's doctor the same question that you have asked of me.)
my Daughter has had a large lump on her neck under her right ear and several in her groin since birth, now there seem to be more in the same location on her neck. They are hard and very large pea/bean sized. They sort of follow down the line in a cluster, and have been told they are in fact swollen lymph nodes. But this August she will be four. How concerned should I be. We have state sponsored insurance which pretty much automatically gets a very limited response from medical professionals....we would do or pay anything for our daughters health and well being...not sure what to do next...thanks
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