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permanently enlarged lymph node in neck

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
4-5 mm: Any node larger than 4-5 mm and growing should be evaluated.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, I believe so: Lymph nodes in the neck are usually not palpable unless they are enlarged. So if it is "Large" then it has to be palpable, but we need to know the siz ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: If a lymph node is palpable, it is enlarged or large.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Lymphoma Unlikely : You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you de ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
Could be lymphoma: These symptoms, particularly when going on this long, are very worrisome for lymphoma, a type of cancer. See your doctor or an ENT specialist as soon ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Timing and results: Timing does not appear right as it sounds that the ultrasound was done before the lymph node becoming palpable, which is not the usual scenario. Also ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It is reactive: Your lymph node could be reacting to infection or nonspecfic inflammation at a location that is drained by that lymph noce.
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Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: Periauricular lymph nodes, near the ear, are normal. A lymph node that is smaller than a pea, nontender and slightly movable, is likely just doing it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Swollen lymph node: It can be caused by many things like infection, inflammation, malignancy etc. With infection/inflammation in mouth and/or throat as the most common c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Any other details?: An enlarged lymph node may just be a benign finding. It could be due to a simple infection. Any sickness.? Lymph nodes are important filters of lymph ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on the si: Small neck nodes are normal. So the size matters. If the node is 1 cm or larger, watch it and note down if it is growing in size. If it grows bigger t ... Read More

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