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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Evaluation: Lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons with infection being a very common reason. In this scenario they tend to be tender also. However, any per ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unclear question: Lymphoma is a tumor (often malignant) of the lymphatic cells and there are different types (i.e., hodgkin's, non-hd, etc.). These can present with no ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Right: Swollen kinda means enlarged bigger.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Other symptoms?: You need a full history, physical exam, lab studies and possible biopsy. You do not even mention where these nodes are located. Go see your doctor.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Nodes are: Distributed throughout the body. The neck, armpit, and groin are the easiest to see and feel. We all have heard that the sore throat "caused teh gland ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Better to see: Lymph nodes in both armpits being tender requires evaluation. Seeing the doctor sooner may prevent compilations. See the doctor immediately if there i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?infection: Cervical lymphadenopathy is most commonly caused by an infection, be it viral or bacterial. If it is persisitnet, get an evaluation by your dr, as on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Painful nodes: Point toward infectious etiology, and jaw pain may indicate dental cause, particularly closed off abcess. Dentist & x-ray would be my first stop. The ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Lymph node adenopat: This can be due to inflammatory and non inflammatory causes and each has to be treated appropriately.

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