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i was digging in my collar bone feeling for lymph nodes and felt some very deep on both sides very small can u feel them

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Normal: Probably just nodular subcutaneous (fatty) tissue.
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Dr. Shawn Kosnik
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not Necessarily: The neck is an area of the body very rich in lymph nodes. It is true that normal lymph nodes can be felt in some patients. However, a neck mass in an ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you don't find: Your lymph nodes that is good. Encourage you to stop torturing yourself. Clearly you are driving your own anxiety levels up.
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: There are lymph nodes in that area. I recommend you palpate the area weekly. A lymphoma will get bigger and be nontender, but more spongy.
Dr. Milton Mintz
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Answer simple,: See your pcp for examination. Physician will help with your anxiety!
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Changing?: 'Reactive lymph nodes' is the term we use for nodes that swell in response to something like an infection. These should appear but then regress over a ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Greenfield
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: everyone has a chain of lymph nodes in that area, so it is potentially normal to have small palpable lymph nodes in the area you described- however w ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph nodes: That area of the body is rich in lymph nodes. So it is not unusual to find them there. However, if the node is painful or enlarging it should be eva ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Get examined, blood tested and if needed a lymph node biopsy and chest x ray.
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Dr. Jerome Zacks
50 years experience Cardiology
Merits evaluation: Although lymph nodes above the clavicles are usually not prominent enough to be felt, they are not necessarily abnormal. However, a careful exam, pos ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Perhaps U R on the-: -wrong antibiotic, or the illness may B viral. Go back for re-evaluation.
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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Exam: Best to have an exam by your primary care provider. May not be a lymph node at all. It could be a cyst. Doesn't sound like an emergency to see the doc ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Typical for mono: This sounds normal for infectious mononucleosis. Enlarged lymph nodes can occur all over the body, and above the collarbone (the supraclavicular fossa ... Read More
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