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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Cervical Lymph Nodes: Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nod ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Nodes: If you have noticed this for awhile, I would recommend getting checked by your doctor.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
See your doctor: Depends upon your age and whether you smoke and drink alcohol. Most nodes in the neck are benign and related to inflammation/infection. But, tumors ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Many things: Certainly infection of the oral cavity or ears is hight on the list but of course one has to rule out lymphoma, head and neck cancer, as well as some ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if the any of the lymph glands doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarg ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Systemic infection: your symptoms are ominous and serious: please get examined and tested asap.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Many reasons: L lymph nodes can be a large because they may drain infection, they may be more of a systemic inflammatory , if they were one side suggested may well ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Computer diagnosis: It is very difficult to diagnose a problem like this over the internet, without an examination, a full med hx, and possibly a cat scan. A team of loca ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
IM: Feeling ill often causes a loss of appetite. This is normal, and usually improves as the infection improves. It is important, even if you have no appe ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have blood test ( CBC ,Blood culture ,EBV , CMV) to find the cause so be treated.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Swollen glands: If the swollen glands are in setting of a head and neck infection such as ear, sinus or throat, then they will resolve as the bacterial or viral (mono ... Read More
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