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i have swollen lymph nodes under my chin and neck what could it be i was recently prescribed amoxicillen and cipro will either clear my problem up

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly, however ..: You are describing enlargement of lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy) which are located in various places of the body and function as defenses fighting infe ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: Agree with Dr. K. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the lymph glands doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other node ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Boopsy: If after treatment dose not resolved or become larger it may need biopsy for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Ct scans show bone and soft tissue. Soft tissue windows will allow the identification of lymph nodes. The determination of a "swollen" lymph node is b ... Read More
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
No: A ct sinus usually does not go below mid face. At your age, the nodes are likely a reaction to infection; this can take 6 weeks to resolve. If persi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/workup: I would recommend an evaluation for TB. A chest radiograph and possibly cultures are indicated. When you have chickenpox, there also are lymph nodes ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
If...: If you are not responding to the antibiotics prescribed and still feeling sick you should see your doctor again for reevaluation. However, make sure y ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
Go see a doctor: Go see a doctor about enlarged lymph nodes for more than 2 or 3 weeks.
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A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sire
54 years experience Dermatology
Have it evaluated: Lymph node enlargement is normally infections and may come from the skin or from a dental abscess. With no obvious cause you should have it evaluated ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Probably nothing: This is a constellation of minor anomalies such as any generally healthy person may have. Lab reference ranges are set so that a few percent of health ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Platysma muscle: Often when you're a little wired-up, the skeletal muscle fibers here contract. That's almost certainly what you're feeling. Nasty stuff doesn't presen ... Read More

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