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enlarged posterior cervical node

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
YouShouldIfConcerned: Since you have raised this question that you have had this enlarged cervical node for a year and it has not changed sixe 2cm In all probabilities it i ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdy Shaaban
41 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Post.cervical ln: these group of lymph nodes may be affected in many cancers and lymphomas. buccal cavity, oropharynx, nasopharynx sinuses, esophagus, stomach lungs, ex ... Read More
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.
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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Because the lymph nodes are "painless", biopsy certainly would be worth to check if it is a cold abcess.
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 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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
What else?: Have you had any other symptoms? What preceded the onset of these nodes. Suggest you have a doctor examine you, but suspect these are benign.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Enlarged lymph node: Lymph nodes can enlarge for many reasons, most commonly related to infectious or inflammatory reasons. Usually these are not fixed, and will wane over ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 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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