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enlarged posterior cervical lymph nodes
A 33-year-old female asked:
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: infection, but it could be a serious condition such as Hodgkin's lymphoma. Showi it to your doctor just to be sure.
A 32-year-old female asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Supraclavicular: It is very unlikely that stomach cancer would cause enlarged posterior cervical nodes without other symptoms. Even supraclavicular node enlargement as ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This may: in fact be from your SCALP! Just a thought!
Check it out!
A 23-year-old female asked:
20 years experience Family Medicine
It is worrisome: Lymph nodes swell when there is something wrong. It can be something as simple as a sinus infection or as serious as cancer, HIV/AIDS, or syphilis. Th ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
No, yes: It may be inflammatory in nature...possible infection/infestation of scalp. They have to enlarge to be palpable.
A 46-year-old member asked:
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Spider bite: Hello. Yes, a spider bite can induce posterior lymph node activation and swelling. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation and treatment.
A 40-year-old female asked:
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably nothing: You might be getting over an upper respiratory infection and have reactive lymphadenopathy. See your doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may take several: weeks for them to go down. It takes a while after being sick.
A 29-year-old male asked:
48 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are chains of lymph nodes in the back of the neck on both sides, called posterior chain nodes. There are also anterior chain nodes. Nodes whic ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Urology
??: There are many causes of enlarged cervical lymph nodes.Any diagnosis online would be guessing.First see doctor to diagnose if it is lymph node or some ... Read More
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