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lymp nodes fighting off infection

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Get it reviewed...: if in doubt, get it checked out. any Lns > 1 cm in size , esp painless , should be checked out by a doctor. difficult to comment on your situation ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a Dr: Need evaluation now by MD. Can you feel them? Are they tender? Probably the chiropractor is wrong, but do not take a chance.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Infections cause it: Lymph nodes swell up anytime there is infection in our skin or mucosal areas. This is just a normal response but it is not a totally effective defense ... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Saltzberg
49 years experience Emergency Medicine
Need lab studies: Mono? Other illness with lymphadenopathy?
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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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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Quite often an: infection is not in the actual lymph nodes. Often the reason the lymph nodes are swollen is because of infection or inflammation of an area that drain ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
10 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and yes: Lymph nodes often enlarge as your body's response to an infection. If the infection persists so may the lymph nodes. Some infections (more viral) tha ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Any skin disorder, with or without infection can result in enlarged local nodes.
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring System: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Only your DR can: Assess you accurately. Take care !
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Covid 19: I believe that lung/ thoracic imaging with pneumonia from COVID =19 is less apt to show signficant lymphadenopathy at list in early disease. REF: htt ... Read More

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