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A 41-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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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Scan/blood: This requires intense medicial evaluation, blood testing , throid scan and ultrasound-ASAP.
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Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
See: endocrinologist. Possible active thyroiditis. I'd go gluten free & avoid dairy 100 % (100%!!).
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neha Agrawal
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: Since it has enlarged over a period of time, it would be best to go to your Pcp for a biopsy referral
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
"Reactive": is a term generally referring to lymph nodes REACTING to an inflammation or infection and not lymph nodes RELACED by tumors...HOWEVER you should be di ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
53 years experience Radiation Oncology
Agree with FNA.: That's certainly concerning. Infection is doubtful given that it's a whole chain. Any other enlarger nodes elsewhere. Might consider hodgkins lymphoma ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It could lead to: death.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Unsure: By stasis do you mean a DVT or blood clot?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Venous Pulse: The jugular venous pulse can be helpful in differentiating some types of cardiac vs pulmonary conditions.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Physiology: The jugular vein connects directly to the superior vena cava and then to the right atrium of the heart. When the heart is overfilled, the jugular vein ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Several ways: On physical exam the examiner can observe the pulsations in the neck. This requires some skill and not all physicians are experienced in this. A Doppl ... Read More
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