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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
More specifics: Do you mean the swollen nodes at the left side of the neck and not the whole body? If so, it may mean that there is a sinus infection or dental abs ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lymph nodes: Not always. Imaging studies like ct scan or MRI often find enlarged lymph nodes that are not palpable.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Wind pipe, u mean?: Enlarged nodes in the chest can be the result of many things, some more serious than others. Rather than speculating and giving you a mile long list, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Many causes: Almost everyone has at least one palpable lymph node in the neck, more if you're had a cold or sore throat recently. I own a 1/2" scarred node that i ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Sure: Depends on the cause. Swollen nodes caused by infection or inflammation would be expected to go back to normal whereas those caused by cancer normall ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Go see a doctor: You need to get a medical exam done in order to find the cause of swollen nodes. Unless it is an infection, you may need a biopsy of the lymph nodes i ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many possibilities: Bacterial and viral infections can cause these symptoms. Strept throat, mononucleosis, HIV lymphangitis etc. Malignancies such as leukemia and lymphom ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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It depends on their: size. In general, they are bean shaped and feel firm but not hard. They may be tender to the touch. Lymph nodes that are cancerous tend to be fixed ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many possibilities: Bacterial and viral infections can cause these symptoms. Strept throat, mononucleosis, HIV lymphangitis etc. Malignancies such as leukemia and lymphom ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
33 years experience Family Medicine
Feeling them.: You can usually feel them behind the ears and in front. along the sides of the neck also under the chin. Most are benign meaning (not cancer) shows yo ... Read More

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