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Painless lymph nores

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
33 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Lymph nodes are a significant part of the immune system and the main job of lymph nodes is to help fight infection. If your lymph node is related to a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Enlarged lymph node: If you are concerned ask your doctor if an FNA (fine needle aspiration) can be performed. A tiny needle is used to collect cells for pathologist revi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Be of good cheer: It sounds like a reactive node and nothing more. if it starts to grow see your doctor
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be..: Lymph node, lipoma (fat collection), cyst (pocket of fluid that is usually meaningless), fibrous scar. If you have sweats, fever, weight loss, or if ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Haehl
46 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: The characteristics of lymph nodes can be variable depending on the examiner but in general soft lymph nodes are not as worrisome as hard nodes. Enlar ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Correct...: Typically, early cancers/malignancies do not cause pain. Some nodes can be smaller and be cancerous. Often, by the time one experiences pain from the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
See MD: Lymph nodes in the groin area are not unusual however did need to be checked out as they may represent a disease that need to be evaluated.
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes, it's OK.: We all have lymph nodes. When they get bigger than 15 mm in one direction then they need to be evaluated a little bit closer. For now, you can rest ea ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be. : Painless masses that persist are worrisome. Please see your primary care provider to have it evaluated. You may need to see a specialist.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not really: 0.5 cm nodal lesion is about 1/4 inch. Most of the pathologic lymph nodes don't appear in the occipital region which drains the back of the scalp. th ... Read More
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