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Lymph node in neck always swollen

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Have it checked out: Lymph nodes that are swollen and painful constantly may be a reflection of chronic infection. The enlarged lymph nodes may also be a manifestation of ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Neck lymph nodes: They are typically small , less than 1.0 cm and not easy to feel. 1.5 cm is enlarged. Lymph nodes often react to acute or chronic inflammation in the ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lymph node: Could be ok , but it is better for you to see your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 44 years experience
See ENT Dr ASAP: This is really a big deal. Please seek care asap.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Reactive: The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes "react" to viral infections. This is their job description. They enlarge to help fight the infection. It it... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral ca... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
See primary MD: See your primary care MD for a lymph node exam and possibly bloodwork and scans. Be well.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Go see your DR: Most lymph nodes are benign/non-cancerous and can be due to recurring infection in your throat and surrounding skin. But if they are numerous and get... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
General Surgery 42 years experience
Have your dr evaluat: Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually related to active or past local inflammations. If there has been no change over a long period of time then ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
No: We all have lymph nodes and sometimes they will swell. The lymph nodes are part of your natural defense. They help remove infections and other substan... Read More

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