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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Usually: no ons on chest, if mass it may be neurofibroma.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Unless they are enlarged and calcified there is a good chance they wouldn't show up on a chest x-ray.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not usually: If lymph nodes are felt in neck then many times a chest xray is ordered to see if nodes involve or extend into mediastinum of chest. If large nodes in ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Aziza Bawoodien
Specializes in
Rash: A picture would be helpful. Also to note if the rash is worsening, colour of the rash, if their are any associated symptoms such as fever, poor feedin ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: This depends upon where the nodes are located. If they are superficial, in the axillae or the supraclavicular area they are easily palpated, but nodes ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multiple: There are multiple lymph node stations in the chest. In general enlargement is considered in nodes greater than 15-20mm in size. Reasons for enlargeme ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Needs follow up: It may or not be a reason for concern, but needs follow up by your doctor. Lymph nodes enlarge to help us fight off infection. A persistent lymph node ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They like this image: Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that disrupts cell growth in your nervous system, causing tumors to form on nerve tissue. These tumors can occ ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
We can't see your: pictures on the general health education site of Health Tap. However, they can be visualized on Health tap Prime or Health tap Concierge.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Maybe: Enlarged lymph nodes in the chest (mediastinum or lung hilum) can be due to chronic infections such as tb, or fungal lung infections like histoplasmos ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Depends upon: location on your chest wall. Swollen lymph nodes on the upper chest wall can result from a breast condition, such as infection or cancer. Lymph node ... Read More

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