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superior deep cervical lymph nodes

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Upper neck mass: Many possibilities. Parotid tumor, lymphoma, branchial cleft cyst are the more likely causes in a 26 year old. See ENT asap.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Could be either: Sle and sjögren's syndrome can both cause enlarged lymph nodes. These diseases also can increase the risk of lymphoma - a type of cancer which can al ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral ?: if your step throat rapid test is negative then this most likely viral.. You may get testing for mono too which is also viral.. If this issues did not ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Clinical finding: Yes normally 2 cm nodes are biopsied , even size is small hard indurated fixed mass is clinical suspicion for malignancy so is usually done .
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Any lymph node that seems to be getting bigger should be evaluated. It is likely due to an infection, though it could also be other things as well. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nodes: They regions of the neck. Level 3 is mid neck, anterior to the SCM. Level 4 is low neck above clavicle and anterior to SCM
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Many things: Lymph nodes enlarge when they are doing their job properly, fighting inflammation. This could be a viral or bacterial or fungal infection, reaction t ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Likely infection: This could be a viral or bacterial infection. If your pain is increasing, not resolving or accompanied by fever, you should consult your doctor.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Mmmm...: All normal humans have unenlarged bilateral cervical lymph nodes, so that by itself has no special meaning.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Hansbrough
44 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Inflammed : Reactive lymph nodes are usually swollen and or tender from allergy or infection. After treatment for the primary cause of the reaction, the reactive ... Read More
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