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cervical region lymph nodes

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not much: All it means is that you have some enlarged lymph nodes in the back of your neck. When they say clinical correlation it just means that they cannot co ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Who's worried?: Cancerous lymph nodes are obviously abnormal clinically. If you feel well and the imaging specialist is not concerned, I'd consider these lymph nodes ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
24 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Might be normal: A small, soft, mobile lymph node may be normal especially if you are a thin person. On the other hand, you will want to get checked out to make sure ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Rather common: These nodes are often found exposed because they are not buried in tissue folds or fat. They enlarge in response to local or general infection, vaccin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Probably a local: Infection, but only a biopsy will tell for sure. If antibiotics do not resolve them, see a surgeon for possible biopsy.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Unlikely because of not enough spots.There are different definition, but 6 or more sports greater than 1/4 inch size is a standard.So not probable.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: There's a chain of posterior cervical lumph nodes & 2 feel a few after any infection. Search & u can probably find some more, very common & they may a ... Read More
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Likely insignificant: Your description of anterior cervical nodes in 3-y-o is consistent with benign reactive node found not infrequently in children.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
The diagnosis of TB: In a neck lymph node should be based on biopsy and culture, not just an enlarged lymph node with, i guess here, a positive skin test or blood test for ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Missing info: You get the most from this site when you provide adequate background information followed by a related question. A test, without the reason it is obta ... Read More
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