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What could be the cause of the swelling between my neck and shoulder is that a place for lymph nodes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Could be: Lymph nodes are all over the body. You cannot feel most of them but the head and neck area have many which can be felt and that shallow pocket above ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Get it checked!: Swollen lymph nodes can be secondary to a viral or bacterial infection or other sources of inflammation, 0. Of greatest concern (admittedly unlikely)... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Lymph nodes: Enlarge when combating inflammation. This includes infection, malignancy, non-infectious inflammatory conditions. Get this seen and if needed, biops... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Probably not.: Causes of enlarged lymph nodes are infection, inflammation, or less likely neoplasm. Hyperthyroidism usually means overactive thyroid gland. If you ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes : If there is inflammation in the muscle or around it.
A member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Unlikely: It sounds like you may have contracted an infection in that region.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Possible: Enlafged tonsils and lymph node are a sign of infectio and this can cause pain.. You should see a doctor and have an exam to find out exactly what is... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Infection: Upper respiratory infxn &/or ear infxn with eustachian tube involvement can cause such findings; may be viral or bacterial. Decongestants like sudafed... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Find Reason: You need to see your doctor or dentist to find out. If they are swollen, then they are collecting bacteria. Where do you have an infection that is fe... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The ly... Read More

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