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lymph nodes smaller than one cm

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Minor issue: Normal is a generality. I consider the 1.1 cm long node within the margins of normal. Nodes that are painful, enlarge above 2-3 cm for more than 4 wks ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Could be: Sounds like something we would call "shotty adenopathy" meaning feels like gun shot. The could be nothing might could also mean something so should b ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Could be: It depends a great deal on the cause. Since they are quite small(may even be normal), i would watch and check if they are growing in size any further. ... Read More
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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/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No. But see a doctor: If you are otherwise in good health these nodes may have been there longer than you think and may well represent old healed infection. It is impossibl ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Lymph node: Enlargement could come from infection or inflammation or sometimes even malignancy such as lymphoma or hodgkin's disease. Follow your doctor's advice ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Shape has no predic: The shape of the lymph nodes has no value in prediction in terms of the nature of the pathology but the size is important. Your nodes are not worry so ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: The risk of lymphatic cancer at that age is miniscule. Most are simple reactive lymph nodes that sift the body serum to remove debris. Vaccination. il ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Needs follow up: Asymptomatic but persistent neck nodes can be due to chronic sinus or nasal issues, allergies, lymphadenopathy disorders such as castlemans disease, e ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node & allergy: No. Generally allergies do not cause reactions in your lymph nodes with the expception of certain rare hypersensitivity reactions. Usually i would not ... Read More
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