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swollen lymph nodes right side neck

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It isn't
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you de ... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Otolaryngologist: I recommend that an Otolaryngologist examine and advise you about whether this persistent lump should be biopsied as it has not receded in size after ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
39 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
30 years experience Family Medicine
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
32 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
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
39 years experience Gastroenterology
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen node: enlarged lymph nodes can be due to infection, malignancy, HIV etc..., if nodes continue to be enlarged and there is no apparent reason for it, then a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Lymph nodes become inflamed for many possible causes. Now they can take several months to resolve. You are having a biopsy so that is fine but did you ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
31 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
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
49 years experience Pathology
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
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