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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Infection to tumor: The dx of swollen lymph nodes in neck depends on size, location and symptoms of pain. In upper neck 2 nodes can represent spread of throat infection ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Treat the cause: Swollen lymph nodes are usually due to an infection in the area and some times due to tumors such as lymphoma. It is not feasible to know the casue wi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Yared
Specializes in Medical Oncology
Go see your doctor: Need more info: one or more? How big? Is it growing? Is it hard, painful, red etc? Any other swollen glands anywhere else? Any fevers, night sweats, w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Cause?: Sometimes the lymph nodes are swollen from an infection in the head/neck area. If that's the case then the underlying infection needs to be treated. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the s ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Many things: There are many causes of cervical adenopathy. It occurs during many upper respiratory viral and bacterial infections, mononucleosis, CMV infection, b ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inflammation: Any inflammation, even dandruff in the area drained by the lymph node can result in enlargement. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Usually inflammatioi: Usually swollen cervical nodes are caused by an infectioin in the skin above the nodal chain. It could also be a systemic infection or even a lymphom ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Many: Most common cause is a nearby infection or irritation causing the lymph nodes to enlarge, such as cold, flu, sore throat, ear ache, or dental/tooth pr ... Read More

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