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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Either or other: It could be either, or could be caused by something else., depending on where it is and other symptoms. Please see you health care provider.

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Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Not due to sinusitis: One would not expect sinusitis to cause enlargement of axillary lymph node. But 0.5 cm is not very enlarged. If you don't feel sick, do nothing about ... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Boozer
18 years experience Family Medicine
Normal finding: 0.5 cm axillary lymph nodes are within normal for size and not enlarged.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Chernoff
Specializes in Radiology
Unlikely: It's possible but unlikely, particularly if there are no other enlarged nodes. It is more likely related to infection or inflammation even if yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Irritants/ bites : Solo enlarged nodes are usually reflective of a local process. Irritation of the scalp, a local bug bite, etc.Nodes usually run a 3-4 week cycle of en ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Doina Marina
53 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Excisional biopsy.: Local and general causes can be considered in the differential diagnosis. It didn't respond completely to septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) b ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: this is most likely, a posterior occipital lymph node, usually inflammed or enlarged from a scalp or hairline irritation, acne, allergies or subacute ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Any inflammation in the drainage area of a lymph node results in the enlargement of the node. It will subside in a few months after the otitis clears ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore throat: A viral infection is likely with the other symptoms secondary to it. If symptoms don't gradually improve with resting, drinking adequate fluids, gargl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Clear fluid: It is a fluid (usually clear) that circulates between the tissues of your body. It is fluid not in the arteries and veins. It contains some proteins a ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lymph: Lymph contains cells that fight infections and it travels in the lymphatic system.

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