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What doctor should I see for a recurring infection in a lymph node

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It is very common: to have swelling in the lymph nodes of the neck Durring a viral respiratory infection.As you recover,they all usually go back to normal size.If any pe ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
How large is it?: Many lymph nodes, once enlarged do not shrink that much. If it is not hard or enlarging, should be ok.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
31 years experience Dentistry
+lymphnode=pathology: Usually infections spread from a source to the lymphnode. Lymphnodes are like the hazardous waste system for your body. They hold bacteria, viruses a ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Post auricular LN: It is persists beyond the first few weeks of the year then have your family doctor or your local ent doctor check you . You may have lymph nodes els ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
General Surgeon: Nothing wrong with seeing your primary care doctor to put them on same page and get their impression.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Wait and see: probably a reactive node to the infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: How long have you had these symptoms? Do you have fever or other symptoms? If these are brand new symptoms it might be part of a viral syndrome. If sy ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Chien
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: Could be a lymph node that is just reactive. But don't know the reason. If you have any fever, chills, cough, loss of weight or any other concerning s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Enlarged node: Could be several things. Most likely reactive process due to infection. If the node persists after a round of antibiotics i would suggest an fna be ... Read More
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lots of things: The lymph nodes process body serum to remove debris & germs. The swell when working. Something as simple as a vaccine in that leg or a local skin ... Read More
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