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can superclavical lymph node swell with mono

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Mono: Yes. Very common for occipital lymph nodes to swell in mono.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: 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
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neha Agrawal
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: Since it has enlarged over a period of time, it would be best to go to your Pcp for a biopsy referral
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
See your PCP: Lymph nodes can get enlarged for a few reasons, and some of which are benign and possibly a result of an infection. Enlarged neck nodes do however ne ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
19 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: A cough per se doesn't cause a swollen lymph node in this area. You need to see your physician to work up this cough and the supraclavicular lymph nod ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Many Causes: 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Your symptoms warrant a physical examination and may be imaging studies and lab tests. If the enlargement of the lymph nodes persists, a biopsy may be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lym ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natarajan Raman
32 years experience Radiation Oncology
Yes if enlarged: Normally you cannot feel them because they are very small and soft. If they are enlarged due to infections, cancer etc. They may be felt.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: If you actually have a systemic viral infection like infectious mononucleosis or other mono-like syndromes this may occur. This will not usually occu ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
37 years experience Dentistry
Lymph nodes: React to infection and other issues, as they are the receptacles of drainage from an adjacent problem. Your answer is : likely the same nodes. The c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Hsv1, the virus that causes cold sores, can definitely make these lymph nodes enlarged. If you have an active sore on your mouth, and your neck and c ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: However, if you tend to be over-anxious and you're a young adult, you'll start noticing the lymph nodes that everybody has in their necks. A dangerous ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Often. They should go away after the infection clears, though.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymph node swelling: Hello, your lymph nodes are reactive tissues that can swell with any inflammation. Yes, your nodes can react to thrush.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Must be evaluated: There is no way for you personally to know the cause of swollen lymph nodes in your neck. You should visit your doctor the great majority of the time ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Absolutely: 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Swollen lymph nodes can be caused by many things- i.e. Infection, inflammation, cancer, trauma etc- not antibiotics. As a matter of fact-many times, w ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Seek consultation wi: Enlarged lymph nodes can be caused by many different causes. You should go and see a hematologist who is a blood specialist dealing with such problems ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes, to both.: Certainly, pharyngitis can cause enlargement of lower jaw lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can become enlarged and tender in response to any regional or local ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not the most: Common location, but primary lymphoma, breast, lung, esophagus, oropharyngeal head and neck sites, and then there is the stomach, when the node is cal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
13 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: When lymph nodes enlarge they are solid structures, they are not filled with fluid, so they can't be popped.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Mesa
29 years experience Hematology
Could be either: Chances are greatest that an enlarged lymph node is not cancer (i.e. Lymphoma) - however needs to be assessed by a physician and sometimes a biopsy ne ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Any skin disorder, with or without infection can result in enlarged local nodes.

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