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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

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
18 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Need to see a doc: For complete evaluation . If it were I infection you would think they would have gone away by now not gotten larger
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Enough to go in: This is something you should go in and have evaluated. Lymph nodes activate when they are working and their swelling suggests extra work/problems. In ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
The word "rash": The word rash is too ambiguous to even begin to comment upon in any valid medical way. But, if something has developed rapidly and you have other proo ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
An inguinal hernia: should not cause cervical lymphadenopathy.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Reynoso
8 years experience in Infectious Disease
Exclude syphilis: secondary, or latent, syphilis must be ruled out in the evaluation of painless lymphadenopathy
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
See MD: You need to see an internist and have a full exam. These nodes can turn out to be nothing more than a few hypertrophic ( enlarged) nodes or a host of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
2 options: If he is seemingly healthy, active, appetite good and no other symptoms, I would recommend watchful waiting. If any concurrent symptoms, he just isn't ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on situation: Lymph glands generally swell after stimulation and can do so after a general illness, vaccinations, or if limited to one area, some local factors. If ... Read More
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