A 25-year-old female asked:
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found 2 enlarged, moveable lymph nodes in neck & collarbone, went to doc, had full cbc done and results were normal. will they eventually go away?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not necessarily: May b from an infection as a uri, ; they may or may not. If so, they may decrease but not go away.
Answered on Dec 16, 2013
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: There are many causes of enlarged lymph nodes in neck , some can be serious and other due to mild illness and go away on its own.The causes are 1tonsillitis 2infectiious mononucleosis 3 viral infections 4lymphomas 5 hodgkins disease 6leukemia 7dental problems 8hiv 9rheumatoid arthritis discuss with your doctor what his/her impression is, as to the cause and if it needs biopsy to make diagnosis.
Answered on Dec 16, 2013

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