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What is the size of a normal lymph node in the lungs

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but the sarcoidosis is not at the top of my list. Any unexplained chest pain deserves to be evaluate ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
>2 wks, see doctor: If this does not improve in 2 weeks or gets larger, see doctor. It may be nothing but it is better to be safe than sorry.
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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph node growth: It is growth/progression . Follow up with oncologist,
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Cells!: Hi. OK, so your serum calcium and PTH are normal (1 high calcium, 3 normal). If there's a hilar node your doc is concerned about, it needs a biopsy. T ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Several posibilities: Often this may be due to infections like histoplasmosis (which is quite frequent in the mid-west), but the best thing to do is to have this thoroughly ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Sometimes none: Melanoma that has spread to the lung does not always have associated symptoms. The patient may be a symptomatic but has evidence of spread noted on c ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hummayun Ismail
31 years experience Sleep Medicine
Needs work up: You first need to find out if it is in fact a lung mass or a lymph node. Chest CT is a good test for that. Clinical correlation and of smoking history ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unpleasant: None are good! best is locale with only surgical removal. Once spreading it is a bigger problem. To a distant site or opposite lymph nodes has a de ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends on cause: Without knowing the cause of the calcific lesions and adenopathy it is impossible to predict whether therapy is even necessary to say nothing about wh ... Read More

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