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anterior cervical chain lymph nodes

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Enlarged nodes: There are many conditions which can cause lymph node enlargement. Some of these conditions are benign and some are malignant. Your physician will pr ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: I'm of the opinion that an enlarged lymph node that doesn't regress after an observation period of a few weeks should have an excisional biopsy or at ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: The spread is usually intra-pelvic and intra-abdominal ..INGUINAL nodes may be involved but spread ABOVE THE DIAPHRAGM is unusual and is usually to t ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Not very common: Lymphatic drainage is predominantly towards axilla but could spread towards neck usually in late stages.
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If it is for sure: a lymph node, it is probably reactive to the incision and hematoma, no, you should not be concerned because it will probably go away. It could be som ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Reactive: When a lymph node is determined to be reactive, that usually means that it doesn't have the appearance of something cancerous. It would be good for y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many: Most of the time, they are likely from an infection at that side of the body above the neck area (tonsil, sinus gum, teeth etc) But if the node sizes ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Possibly a lymph node and if firm and fixed may need a biopsy so see doctor asap.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
25 years experience Critical Care
It depends: If they are movable usually benign but you need to see your primary and follow the size of nodes.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Strum
53 years experience Medical Oncology
Nodes: lymph node enlargement aka lymphadenopathy is quite common in two anatomic locations: 1) the neck area & 2) the groin. These locations are prone ... Read More
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