Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

left supraclavicular swollen

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Biopsy Virchow's Nod: The L supraclavicular node is particularly worrisome. Due to the drainage of the lymphatic system, Virchow's node (as it is known) is commonly the fir ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Lymph nodes may swell in response to infection. If the node is painful and/or red, please see your PCP. The swelling should diminish in the next sever ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: Lymph nodes which enlarge are not necessarily, and in fact rarely infected, but are responding to a regional inflammation by fighting whatever is prod ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not the most: Common location, but primary lymphoma, breast, lung, esophagus, oropharyngeal head and neck sites, and then there is the stomach, when the node is cal ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Several: More common cancers leading to enlarged supraclavicular nodes include lymphoma (hodgkin and non-hodgkin), lung cancer, abdominal cancers such as esoph ... Read More
3
3 thanks
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Lung, stomach: Many cancers can spread to the supra-clavicular lymph nodes, the common ones are lung, stomach, pancreas and cancers of the head and neck area.
1
1 comment
3
3 thanks
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Probably not: Allergies don't cause lymphadenopathy, but this is something that sometimes happens with children. To be sure, you should discuss this with her pediat ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily....: Nodes enlarge from not just malignancy but also from inflammation or infectious processes....Your symptoms don't exclude a simple or worsening upper r ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. MONIKA Karakattu
16 years experience Family Medicine
Biopsy: Need trial of antibiotics if no improvement need biopsy.
1
1 thank
A 43-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
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: Swollen gums often sign of diseased infected gums. Lymph nodes act as trap for spreading bacteria. Start with your Dentist or a gum specialist Perio ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
See provider: Please either see your provider to assess the additional signs of physical abnormality or see a different health provider but please be seen
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: Although possible, because of the location of the lymph node, you definitely need to be evacuated by your normal physician.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month