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swollen posterior cervical lymph nodes right side

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Spider bite: Hello. Yes, a spider bite can induce posterior lymph node activation and swelling. See your doctor for a thorough evaluation and treatment.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Ent or gen surgeon : An ultrasound or CT can provide additional information but ultimately a biopsy ( needle) will lead to the diagnosis. See an Ear node throat MD or a ge ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No, yes: It may be inflammatory in nature...possible infection/infestation of scalp. They have to enlarge to be palpable.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Degidio
20 years experience Family Medicine
It is worrisome: Lymph nodes swell when there is something wrong. It can be something as simple as a sinus infection or as serious as cancer, HIV/AIDS, or syphilis. Th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely a cold: However if you are getting worse or the problem fails to improve after 10 days, see your doctor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get checked: 3" is fairly large. Don't guess - have it evaluated. Take care.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pradeep Parihar
31 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphatic : Lymph node enlargement needs face to face exam
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably nothing: You might be getting over an upper respiratory infection and have reactive lymphadenopathy. See your doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Glyman
32 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many possibilities.: There are a variety of things that could cause these problems at your age. Infections(cat scratch disease, mononucleosis), dental /sinus disease), are ... Read More

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