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std swollen lymph nodes in neck

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Your profile indicates you are extremely health-conscious, especially concerning possible UTI. Now, you worry about palpable small cervical lymph node ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In several: Areas makes one think of a generalized infection or lymphoma.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Depends: Upper neck area nodes can been seen well. Lower neck nodes can be out of range of imaging.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes if enlarged : Enough. If it is getting worse medical attention should be sought out.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
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
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James McDonnell
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Can be serious: Causes of night sweats include: menopause, idiopathic hyperhidrosis (you sweat too much), infections (tuberculosis is most commonly associated), cance ... Read More

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