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pain in lymph nodes but no swelling

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymph node: Neck masses are generally infectious, inflammatory, congenital or neoplastic. Those < 1 cm which are oval and mobile are usually lymph nodes. The ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austin Yeargan
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many poss causes.: Sometimes this is lymphatic swelling, sometimes it's hidradentis suppuritiva. Have family practice MD evaluate.
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A female asked:
Dr. William Howland
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Musculoskeletal pain: There are no common conditions that cause pain in these areas. If you do not have fever, weight loss, bowel disturbance or breathing issues the proble ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly...: This could still represent slightly swollen but small lymph nodes (shotty lymph nodes) due to localized or systemic inflammatory conditions such as in ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes, and several: Lymph nodes part of our immune defense system for virus, microorganisms & cancer. About 1% of blood plasma (water) which departs arterial-end of capil ... Read More
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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Evaluation: Please get seen by a physician as soon as possible .Lymph nodes are specialized structures in the body that filter lymph fluid of harmful pathogens, c ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Immunity: Your bodiy's immune system is working on a project.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Infected wound: It sounds like your wound is infected. Have it looked at and possibly cultured. You may have to be on antibiotics.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: 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 ly ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Find Reason: You need to see your doctor or dentist to find out. If they are swollen, then they are collecting bacteria. Where do you have an infection that is fe ... Read More

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