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enlarged posterior cervical lymph nodes

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
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.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This may: in fact be from your SCALP! Just a thought! Check it out! Dr Z
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
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:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No, yes: It may be inflammatory in nature...possible infection/infestation of scalp. They have to enlarge to be palpable.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
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:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably nothing: You might be getting over an upper respiratory infection and have reactive lymphadenopathy. See your doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
It may take several: weeks for them to go down. It takes a while after being sick.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
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:
Dr. Michael Michaels
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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