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Std swollen lymph nodes in neck

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Treat the cause: Swollen lymph nodes are usually due to an infection in the area and some times due to tumors such as lymphoma. It is not feasible to know the casue wi... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In several: Areas makes one think of a generalized infection or lymphoma.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Depends: Upper neck area nodes can been seen well. Lower neck nodes can be out of range of imaging.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Yes if enlarged : Enough. If it is getting worse medical attention should be sought out.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
You need a medical e: A medical examination is advised in order to find out the cause of enlarged nodes. It can be due to an infection or cancer. Your doctor can tell the c... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Rule out tumor: Tender knots on head could be inflamed cysts or skin malignancies. If there is associated lymph nodes these could be drainage from infected lesions o... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James McDonnell
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Can be serious: Causes of night sweats include: menopause, idiopathic hyperhidrosis (you sweat too much), infections (tuberculosis is most commonly associated), cance... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends on situation: Lymph glands generally swell after stimulation and can do so after a general illness, vaccinations, or if limited to one area, some local factors. If ... Read More

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