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Painful lymph nodes

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Infection, growth...: Lymph nodes respond to infection, cancer and irritation nearby. Get it checked by a doctor and then followup with them at an interval they recommend. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Yes/assessment: Swollen and painful lymph nodes with no symptoms need evaluation as soon as possible.Can be due to a variety of causes,infective and non-infective.Ple ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
If still enlarged,: And/or painful it is a cause for concern and you should consult a hematologist.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Considering...: Considering your genetic origin......a lymph node biopsy will be best advise. It can be bacterial, Mycobacterial, Lymphoma.......If using stick deodor ... Read More
A 41-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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Biopsy: of the swollen lymph nodes may be necessary but not yet. Evaluation of blood cells and serum antibodies should be done to look for an infectious cause ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A recent infection-: -is the best bet. Especially if you are sick now. But they may appear later @ you notice them when you are well. If no recent illness @ you are worrie ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
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See your doctor: Sounds like you need some tests done and should see your doctor.

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