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6 mo ago had my inguinal lymph nodes removed dt inflammation i have a hardened node in my neck that has been swollen for over a year should i worry

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Dr. Nancy Mckinney
Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Best to be seen: Lymph nodes are throughout your body and can become enlarged in response to infection, other inflammatory conditions, or by being infiltrated by cance... Read More
Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
See your doctor: There is no way to tell what is going on without a full examination by your physician.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: When lymph nodes enlarge it is often due to their performing their designated function in helping to fight off an inflammatory process. If these rema... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: If the swallowing is happening with a fever get your throat looked at and cultured today. If the swallowing has been gradual in onset, see an ENT for ... Read More
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
See ENT MD: Swelling in the neck can be from several causes, enlarged lymph nodes, enlarged thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst, and esophageal diverticulum. You sho... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
GI evaluation : Are your neck swellings lymph nodes. I think you should see your PCP who can then refer you to a gastroenterologist who could do endoscopy. Was your t... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
Pinched Nerves: Swollen lymph nodes in the arm pit is a concern for a physician. It is possible there are two different pathologies or conditions going on here. From ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Needle biopsy: Hi. You should see your doc and have the lymph nodes and your thyroid examined. Anything suspicious should have a needle biopsy if indicated. Patholog... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fareed Asfour
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
See your GP: Without knowing more, it will be difficult to say what you have. You could have a thyroid condition. It would be wise to see your GP.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 20 years experience
Not enough info....: But worth being vigilant about. The swollen nodes could indicate an infection, and often this can be accompained by count abnormalities such as a red... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Many Reasons: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 34 years experience
Infection: This is a sign that you have an infection somewhere.

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