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sore lymph node right side of neck

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristi Kohl
19 years experience Family Medicine
Occipital lymph node: There are occipital lymph nodes in that area, and that's certainly possible that's what it is. There are also muscles, ligaments, and bones that can ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Perhaps: Probably safe. But to make sure, see an ENT doc for evaluation.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Parotitis: Consult your physician. You may be suffering from parotitis which is inflammation of the parotid gland.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Normal: Normal with URI. If enlarged lymph node persists, see regular MD or ENT doc.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Salim Hayek
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Reactive lymph node: It is not uncommon to have enlargement of one or several lymph nodes around the head and neck area when suffering from an infection such as a cold. Th ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Depends where: While a lymph node can be tender and probably represents an associated inflammatory process, the origin of the problem depends on where in the rt. nec ... Read More
A 35-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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Wait: For results of ultrasound and possible biopsy. Sounds as if the doctor caring for you is progressing in an appropriate fashion.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
47 years experience Pediatrics
Enlarged lymph nodes: You most likely have a throat infection with referred pain to the ear & swollen glands or infection in both throat & ears, in either case y ... Read More
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