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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: Enlargement of the lymph nodes is recognized as a common sign of infectious, autoimmune, or malignant disease. Most commonly, in healthy individuals, ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
Poss.infection: May be related to allergy or infectionor scalp irritation.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lymph nodes: Which glands (lymph nodes) are you referring to? If you have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and a recent upper respiratory infection, that may be no ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Asymptomatic LN: I assume you mean swollen lymph nodes without any symptoms. This can be from a variety of different things. Infection generally causes symptoms howeve ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Chronic swollen lymph nodes are fiund in so many illnesses that it is impossible to itemize here. It would be sensible to have a skilled physician exa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Culture spots: Swollen glands showing white spots does not suggest lymph glands situated along venous chains such as groin, axilla and neck. It probably is the ly ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No: Swollen glands would not affect trapezeus muscle.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience in Dentistry
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More

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