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1 Inch Lymph Node
1.5 inch lymph node upper arm. Big Cluster maybe on lower neck cluster in armpit Bit bigger than pea by Adam's apple 1 inch back of neck? Not sick help
MD: Sounds like more than normal. See MD for exam to make sure. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: We need to know the cause of your lymph node enlargement. If it is an infection, then it has no serious implications. But if it is a cancer in the nodes then we have to be more vigilant and make some critical decisions and move faster, yet a lot depends on the actual size of the enlarging lymph node. ...Read more
Let me explain: The diease usually start like this. Painless swelling of lymph nodes in your neck, armpits or groin persistent fatigue fever and chills night sweats unexplained weight loss — as much as 10 percent or more of your body weight coughing, trouble breathing or chest pain loss of appetite itching increased sensitivity to the effects of alcohol or pain in your lymph nodes after drinking alcohol. ...Read more
You do not.: Not even sure what value a lymph node ratio would be or mean. When you exam for the presence of a node you assess its site, consistency, whether or not it is fixed to underlying tissues, what other symptoms are in progress, the history of the patient and the remainder of the exam. Suggest you see a doctor. ...Read more
It depends: Swollen lymph nodes occur commonly due to infections. If this is the reason they will not grow anymore after infection has resolved. So you do not need to worry about them as long as the node size is not increasing. If they show further enlargement and get to > 1-1.5cm in size then you need a physician to check them out, just to be sure they are not due to cancer. Caner related nodes will grow in. ...Read more
It varies.: Unlike other cancers, hodgkin lymphoma does seem to begin in one lymph node area and then gradually spread in a predictable pattern to other lymph nodes and eventually to other sites like the spleen, liver and bone marrow. It is this behavior that made radiation therapy successful as a cure. However, the pace at which it spreads varies from patient to patient, but typically spreads over months. ...Read more
For about a week now, I have had a lymph node on the right side in the front of my neck that is a little bigger than the left one.?
Lymph Node: You could have swollen lymph nodes. However the swollen lymph nodes suggest an inflammatory or infectious process happening in your body. If this does not resolve I would seek medical evaluation to determine why you have swollen lymph nodes and why its bothering you. ...Read more
I have a palpable lymph node on my submandibular, one at each side. They re not painful. They re movable. Why is it palpable? Help please
Many causes possible: Normally, submandibular lymph nodes should not be palpable, or barely so in a very thin person. Some causes are dental infection, gingivitis, canker sores, facial skin infections (severe acne) or recent herpes simplex. Inflammatory conditions or even cancers of lymph glands can occur. See your doctor for thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cannot tell: A large supraclavicular node may be due to many different things, and whether it needs to be biopsied depends on whether "hard" means stony hard, whether it is fixed to underlying tissues, tender, continuing to enlarge, how long it has been there and many other things will influence decision-making. See your doctor and get this taken care of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello, My right occipital lymph node has been enlarged for over a year now (that I am aware of). It is around 1.5cm. Left one cannot be palpated.
Likely ok: This is likely a benign lymph node, but you may want to have it ultrasounded due to it's size and some general bloodwork. ...Read more
I can feel collarbone lymph node on both the left and right. They feel about the same size. Maybe 1/4 of inch. I'm a skinny person. Is this normal?
7 y.o has lymph node to back of neck, can feel since age 2. One side larger 2mm, other 1mm. Doesn't hurt, moves. Gets bigger when sick. Serious prob?
Lymph nodes: Greetings. Lymph nodes measuring 2and1 mm are non pathological and nothing to worry about. Lymph nodes will increase in size with infections. Your child's sound like they are within normal limits. ...Read more
Hi is it normal to have a "long" (jugulardidastrict)lymph node enlarged for years? I also have 2 smaller marbelsized ones on the other side. I've had them checked but they all say not to worry. I'm 19
It can: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Needs evaluation: Enlarged lymph nodes can be reactive, responding to some infection for example, or reflect the presence of cancer. Isolated enlargement of a supraclavicular node can be from infection or other benign causes, but it is unusual. This should be checked out by a physician and possibly be biopsied. ...Read more
Bodies defense!: Lymph nodes swell to defend against infections which are usually sore to touch. The mouth drains into the neck and is important in reaching a diagnosis. Go see your dentist! Chuck. ...Read more