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posterior auricular lymph nodes

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ear infection : ear infection. See Ent doc ASAP.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Mastoid: Most likely it is your mastoid process. Normal finding.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Benign: If not growing or painful, generally benign. Glands can swell in hours and take years to shrink if ever. To be sure ask your pediatrician.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Usually: Viral infection. Ask your pediatrician too!
A 34-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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not much: All it means is that you have some enlarged lymph nodes in the back of your neck. When they say clinical correlation it just means that they cannot co ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck nodes: Palate cancers, if nodes were involved, would be most likely to involve parotid nodes, level 1 in the area just below the body of the mandible, or lev ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No, yes: It may be inflammatory in nature...possible infection/infestation of scalp. They have to enlarge to be palpable.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
20 years experience Family Medicine
It is worrisome: Lymph nodes swell when there is something wrong. It can be something as simple as a sinus infection or as serious as cancer, HIV/AIDS, or syphilis. Th ... Read More
A 48-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
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