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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Post Nasal Drip: Post nasal drip is a term used to describe nasal discharge that goes to the back of your throat. Might be due to allergic rhinitis or upper respiator ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Most are benign: People often detect lymph nodes in the neck because they are not buried in fat or muscles like elsewhere in the body. They are usually at pea sized at ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you de ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Have your child seen: By their pediatrician right away. You don't say the child's age, but something serious sounds likely. I hope it's not serious.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Skin issues: Wile general illness can cause nodes to become active a common cause is just skin issues. A local bug bite, scalp irritation or infection would be a c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Ingrown hair: An ingrown hair can be a source of inflammation cue to a direct "foreign body" type of irritation or by actually becoming infected with a skin surface ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
47 years experience Pediatrics
See MD: My best recommendation is to see your physician who ordered the ultrasound and discuss results with your doctor, who hopefully knows your medical his ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mckinney
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Best to be seen: Lymph nodes are throughout your body and can become enlarged in response to infection, other inflammatory conditions, or by being infiltrated by cance ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is possible: Abnormal Lymph node enlargement commonly results from infection, immune response or other causes. Therefore, the direct clinical examination is essent ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamie Glover
21 years experience Family Medicine
No: These results cannot guide as to what caused the inflammation. The most common cause would be from a past or current viral infection leaving you with ... Read More
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