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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Do you have lesions in your scalp, or face? Even bad dandruff or pimples on the face may lead to enlargement of local lymph nodes. If you have no lesi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Often: Why don't you just see a doctor and ask him/her the same question.
Dr. Aaron Shiloh
28 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Probably: It is possible to feel the difference between a hard solid lump and a softer lump. If there is any question an ultrasound is a very simple easy nonin ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
More information: 1. how bad does it hurt? 2. any discharge? 3. Is it red? 4. any fevers? 5. did it come around suddenly or gradually? 6. how big is it, roughly? 7. is ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: Lymphoma would cause an inflammatory response in your immune system, and your CRP would be elevated. Ldh, protein, and Albumin tell me your nutritio ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: This may be an enlarged lymph node, and the characteristics appreciated by your doctor have convinced them that it is nothing of concern. The major te ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Ent specialist: Any neck hat doesn't recede or disappear after a month should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist who will decide if it should be biopsied.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck bite?: I would see a doctor quickly. I worry about tick bites, or perhaps a reaction to another type of insect bite. Feel better.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
How big?: If the mass is over 1 cm and not getting smaller and nontender i would recommend a full head and neck exam by an ent. If smaller and mobile and not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Pains: It's difficult to evaluate this without a physical examination and more details. I recommend you see your primary care doctor
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