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2 Year Old Swollen Lymph Nodes
My 2.5 year old son has swollen lymph nodes in neck, clavicle, underarm and groin. Only swollen on the left side, fever started 2 days ago.
Lymphadenopathy: At this age, we see fever with certain group of lymph node enlargement, like neck, under chin, behind ears and some other areas. Cause is mostly of viral. If multiple groups are involved with fever but no rash, i will advise to have a thorough exam by his pediatrician, check for liver /spleen enlargement, have simple blood test like a cbc. With diff. And any more if needed. Do not get scared. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
2 yr old has sandpaper rash all over body, and swollen lymph nodes! Strep test-negative. What could this be? No new foods or soaps, or any changes.
2 yr old with high C3 C4 C Reactive Protein w/inflammation In bones&Joints non stop nose bleeds swollen lymph nodes now abdominal pains what's wrong?
HematologyImmunology: What does your hematologist or immunologist say about these symptoms? Your ordering physician is working towards a diagnosis for your child. Location of nodes? Big Liver? Big spleen? CBC with smear? Could be many things, from leukemia to arthritis to constipation. Followup with your doc for these complex issues. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
4 year old has ulcerative colitis. Doctor found Two swollen lymph nodes on groin area? He said this is not concerning? Should I be worried?
I have 3 swollen lymph nodes. Two in my neck and one under my chin. Have had one for several years. Other two are a couple years old. Possible cancer?
Follow up: Benign lymph nodes tend to be mobile and less than 1 cm in size. Malignant lymph nodes tend to be greater than 1cm and are usually more firm and fixed. Are you having any associated night sweats, fatigue/lethargy? I recommended you get them examined by an ENT. They may watch and wait, order head/Neck CT scan, or even order FNA/biopsy of the largest lymph nodes with pathology evaluation. Follow up. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
18 years old. Swollen lymph nodes that haven't grown in size. But I have a cough and difficulty swallowing followed with chest pains. Is this lymphoma?
Correlated or not?: It is hard to know, especially without doing a physical exam and taking a complete medical history, whether or not the long standing enlarged lymph nodes (how big?) and your new symptoms are related. If you have not been to a physician, i would recommend going. It is reassuring the nodes have been stable for a year. Further testing, if warranted, can be done to figure out what is going on. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I'm a 14 year old hispanic male. For about 3 1/2 months I've had swollen lymph nodes in my groin. I have no other symptoms. Is it nothing?
Lymphadenopathy: How big are those glands, how many & are they painful, any other plands in other locations such as your neck or arm pit? Do you have any other symptoms? There are many causes for this problem . You need to see you Dr to check them & to look for enlarged spleen, rashes or any source of infections. You might need blood work to make a diagnosis . We may keep an eye on them but is up to your Dr. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
An E.N.T. physician thinks my 2.5 year old daughter has cat scratch disease, due to signs of fever and swollen lymph nodes. How serious is this, and is there a treatment plan for it?
Often Self Limited: Cat Scratch Disease (CSD) is swelling of the lymph nodes caused by a bacterial infection from a scratch or bite of a kitten or cat. It is mild in most kids. Sometimes there is fever (usually less than 101°F or 38.3°C ), fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, rash, sore throat, and an overall ill feeling. CSD is not contagious from person to person. Most cases resolve without any medical treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My 3.5 year old son has had some swollen lymph nodes since april when he caught strep they are still enlarged ?
Doctor can re-check: Young children can have swollen lymph nodes for months, especially if they catch a cold or a strep throat every couple of months. It is important to see the same doctor, so that the same person is examining the child's neck. He can compare his exams from different visits, and can also swab the throat for strep at follow-up visits. There are few rare, bad diseases that also cause persistent nodes. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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