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What to expect at my ENT appointment??

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I noticed a swollen node under my left ear right on the corner of the angel of the jaw 5 months ago.  It is hard, fixed, and not tender.  I'm not sure how large it is because it goes down deep (about 1 cm wide).  I have not had any drenching night sweats; however, there have been a number of nights in the last 5 months that I wake up freezing and realize that my hair and clothes are damp (I assume I was sweating).  I have lost 30 lbs in the last 3 months (about 11% of my body weight) without trying.  Most (not all) mornings my legs will start to itch, the itching gets worse and then sometimes hives will come with it (sometimes).  Needless to say I'm freaking out.  I'm a 32 year old mother to a 3 and 1 year old with no history of lymphoma in my family; other cancers but no lymphoma.  My GP didn't seem concerned because "I look so healthy."  I'm not sure what blood tests she did; however they came back "good."  I also had a chest xray which came up "clear."  I'm on my 5 day of a 7 day antibiotic treatment and the lymph node is still swollen.  I have an ENT appointment this Friday and was wondering what to expect.  I am afraid of my concerns not being taken seriously.  Will the ENT decided whether or not to do a biopsy?  Will I have to wait another month to do that?

Thanks for all your help
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