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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Lymph node: For the moment I would keep an eye on it.As long as it remains isolated, it poses no problem. As you yourself suggests it's been there for some time ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Several: In young and older, viral infections may lead to enlarged nodes. As one ages, lymphoma or cancer become more common.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably: But that would depend upon the cause of the swollen lymph nodes. Have mom talk to her doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Duration?: Likely a reactive lymph node. If persists another week, see ENT doc for assessment.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: That is possible. You are also at slightly higher risk for strep, so if you develop a fever and sore throat with the lymph node enlargement, make sure ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chung-Han Lee
11 years experience in Medical Oncology
Hard to say: Its hard to say what this might be. It depends on things like how big it is, how long it's been there, whether it's growing, whether it's painful, and ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Both: Pathologically enlarged lymph nodes are palpable in both supine and upright positions. However, it would be prudent to see a doctor if you think that ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease. Swollen salivary glands are a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
More than one choice: Any family doctor can help you and guide you further. Ent doctors handle most swollen glands in he neck area where they are commonly due to infections ... Read More

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