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A 42-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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Deep alongside the spine of your neck in the back, on each side
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually they are in-: -the front of the neck, not behind. If there's lumps in & around Ur C-spine they R not lymph nodes.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Probably paraspinal: You can call them whatever you like but check one of the great old anatomy books in the library. Do they use them any more? You know, that big, musty ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve compression: This time with your symptoms it is likely to be addressed as nerve compression is suggested. Start with your main doc who has been following for the l ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Cheng
26 years experience Family Medicine
Lipoma: What you may be feeling can be benign lumps called lipomas or cysts. You should have them evaluated by your pcp.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See your doctor: It is not feasible to provide an informed opinion without examining the lesion. It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
See MD: You should be under the care of a specialist. If you already are, and your doctor is not helping you enough, you should consider switching doctors.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Human fortitude: It is amazing how the human body can survive through unthinkable challenges. The most important part of living with metastatic cancer is...living. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lipoma?: Sounds like you palpated a lipoma or benign fatty tumor( non- cancerous). Unlikely area for lymph nodes. See your pcp for evaluation. Best of luck!
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