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left side of neck feels swollen

A 20-year-old female 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 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral lesion: At 16 years old, it is highly doubtful that you have cancer. There can be some lesions which might need excision. See an ENT or oral surgeon for eva ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the ... Read More
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Dr. David Nelson
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: you probably need to have your thyroid checked. Too much thyroid hormone can make you feel anxious and dizzy.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm sensation: The warming sensation and neck symptoms may be related to irritability of superficial nerves or even anxiety and tension. For evaluation a physician w ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Vascular malf: This could be a vascular malformation - for example a venous malformation that is swelling when dependent. See your physician for a good history and p ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
44 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Swollen lymph nodes are often the reaction to an infection nearby, a regional infection. A swollen lymph node on side of neck may be from a throat i ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck: Could be muscle spasm. Need more information from you.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek care: You might be coming downs with a streps throat and need treatment
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph node: enlargment deserves immediate medical evaluation and blood testing. The causes are numerous and requires medical evaluation.
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