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Swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Hematology and Oncology 39 years experience
Lots-o-stuff: Most often related to infection in throat or head and neck area. But could be cancer or lymphoma. Needs to be evaluated.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: It is likely that these are lymphs nodes doing what lymph nodes do, but you should see your Primary Care Provider. Enlarged "sorta" movable lymph node... Read More
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually will swell secondary to some type of infection or allergy. I expect your problem should be short lived. H... Read More
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Lymph nodes jaw: suspect you may be feeling submandibular glands and not lymph nodes. Show to you Dr. to see.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" pr... Read More
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Dysphagia : Not sure what you were asking, since your question cut off, but if you have dysphagia, you need to see a gastroenterologist for evaluation. He may als... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 31 years experience
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign.... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 35 years experience
Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the gl... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Cancer unlikely: If the node has not grown for a year it is unlikely to be cancer. It is not clear what you mean by abnormal ultrasound, as ultrasound is not a usual w... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Trauma: A more complete history and exam is recommended. However most tongue pain is mechanical due to the likelihood food or teeth have chewed or slightly cu... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Follow up needed: Follow up with your doctor to find out what is going on. You may have a wisdom tooth that needs to be extracted and take care of this, but it most li... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 14 years experience
Yes: Yes any type of upper respiratory infection can lead to swollen lymph nodes in the neck. If the lymph node is over 1.5 cm then should see an ENT speci... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Mastoid process v LN: It's possible you're feeling your own mastoid process -which is a normal boney nodule right behind the ear. Check both sides of your head to see if it... Read More

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