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Supraclavicular swelling left side

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Most likely: infection, but could be tumor. That is why her doctor is recommending tissue sampling. Please listen to his advice.

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Evaluate: Left supraclavicular swelling may be Virchow node involvement. That can represent malignant spread to neck from tumor below diaphragm. It can also ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 19 years experience
Lymph nodes: Make sure not small lymph node that has gotten large. May or may not be related to the shoulder issue.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It could be fat. You appear to be overweight. Figure out your BMI and try to get it to be less than 25. BMI calculator https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/healt... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Can't tell: Supraclavicular lymph node elevations are not normal for sure and can be a sign of serious conditions like different cancers, but are not definitive o... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Depends on symptoms: An isolated enlarged or swollen lymph node by itself is not necessarily a problem. But you need to take into context the symptoms associated with it. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
On which side...: Is the lymph node present? Left or right? Is it tender? Mobile? Fixed? Soft or hard? How large? Are you certain it is a lymph node and not another fin... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Allergy 2 ?: I have not heard of an allergic react 2 steroids. U may b allergic 2 1 of the other compounds present in the tablet or the injection. U give steroids ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
One possibility is that that it has now returned to normal size but you can feel it because you now know where it is at.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
See answer: The most common cause of a swelling in the side of the neck is an enlarged lymph node, due to a recent infection in the the throat or else where, In t... Read More
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