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Swollen lymph node on left side of neck

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
The issue is whether this enlarged lymph node is malignant or inflammatory only. I like to sit down with the interpreting radiologist & ask his/he... Read More
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
The lymph node is small and has feature of a reactive lymph node. A reactive lymph node is usually detected when you body fights a viral or bacterial ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Lymph nodes: You will have lots to worry about in the future. This one you can believe your doctor and file it away as normal. I believe a relaxed mom will help... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Yes: Multiple enlarged lymph nodes and night sweats warrant an evaluation. Please see a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion in thi... Read More
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
See doc immediately: These are some concerning symptoms. Go to your doctor ASAP and get evaluated. Best Wishes Dr M
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
If lymph node: is less than 1cm and recent onset, probably no. If it is larger or persistent, you should show it to your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Probably not!: You definitely need to see a healthcare provider to have this examined. But i can reassure you that one swollen lymph node in someone your age with no... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ram Madasu
29 years experience
Throat infection : Your symptoms of cough, swelling in your neck and associated throat pain suggest an infection. Often these are viral in nature and resolve with time. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Everett
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Could be serious: Enlarged lymph nodes can indicate infection from virus or bacteria, or something more serious like lymphoma or other cancers. New enlarged lymph nodes... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Infection, shingles?: This sounds like a skin infection of some sort. It could be a bacterial infection (e.g. staph, strep, etc) but I'm more suspicious of herpes zoster (s... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Watch and wait: You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the lymph glands doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 22 years experience
See doctor: You sound like you have seen a doctor. You need firm ether evaluation. Go back to doctor for complete evaluation.
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