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One Swollen Lymph Node
4-6 weeks: Enlarged lymph nodes can sometimes take 4-6 weeks to completely regress. After your symptoms are gone, it really should not get bigger. If it does, or if new ones appear, or if new symptoms (fever, fatigue, bruising, new cough, for example), you should see a health care provider. ...Read more
What to do if I have one swollen lymph node in my neck. I believe it is cpuld be the cause for this one lymph node doing this?
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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
If someone were to have lymphoma would they have frequent fevers? Also would there be more than one swollen lymph node for someone to have lymphoma?
At your age?: Probably an inflamed node due to a throat infection. If it does not go away within a few days, make sure you see a doc. And of course, if you use tobacco, quit, and if you don't, never try it. ...Read more
Could mold be the reason I have one swollen lymph node for about 10 years. dr said is nothing to worry bout, that some just stay big?
Not likely but: It is not likely just by having a one swollen lymph node in groin.But we can not tell you for sure what it could be due to. I will suggest you get it checked by your family doctor.Discuss with your parents and get it checked as you are 16 years old. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got one swollen lymph node(mild) on the right side of my neck.got a dental abcess but on the left side can that be the causes or is it something else?
Do symptoms of HIV seroconversion last more than 6 weeks? I am experiencing mild fever+one swollen lymph node after 6w of low risk exposure.
HIV exposure: immediately present to a local facility for prompt diagnosis and possible intervention, notify all partners and be abstinent until further data available; is a bare minimum use effective barrier methods ...Read more
Have one swollen lymph node in groin, right side. 2cm. Been fighting cellulitis in right leg for over a month. Is this normal or should I be worried?
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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Doctor, how much lymph nodes swell and where are their location in acute retroviral syndrome? ?Is one swollen lymph node point to HIV after safe sex?
HIV unlikely: To have HIV transmission there must be fluid transfer from one person to the next. If you had safe sex HIV would be very unlikely. Swollen lymph nodes can be seen in a large number of viral illnesses as well as with bacterial infections. See you doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely the sore: Mouth sore is in all likelihood responsible for the enlarged node. The node will subside as the mouth sore heals, though there may be some lag. ...Read more
Should i be seen? I have one swollen lymph node in neck, lower back pain, cloudy, smelly urine and 20 pound weight loss with loss of appetite.
Mild fever : it comes sometimes and goes away in few mins (>4w), 1 swollen lymph node in the neck(is sensitive when I press it. >3w). HIV ?
If you've: engaged in risky behavior, have yourself tested. ...Read more
It depends...: The most common cause of cervical lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes in the neck area), especially at a young age, is infection/inflammation. The diagnosis of lymphoma relies on a constellation of clinical signs and symptoms including unexplained weight loss, fatigue, night sweats, lack of appetite, progressively growing lymph nodes, etc. If highly suspicious, a lymph node biopsy is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had one swollen lymph node, no other symptoms. Removed node today for biopsy. If it comes back cancer, will removal be enough ?
Cannot say: Hopefully, it will not be malignant. Should it be malignant, you will likely have a workup with scans and other tests to determine the extent and maybe even the origin of the cancer. That will determine what other modalities of therapy you are offered. All options (surgery, radiation, or chemo) are on the table until more is known. Again, hope it is not cancer. Best to you. ...Read more
Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),what could this be?
Possible tumor: Bilaterality of nodal disease in the groin is inflammatory or neoplastic. How large are the nodes and how firm?. Inflammation is tender. Tumor not tender. Area around anus should be checked for perianal lesion . If lesion is considered suspicious , the node must be removed for dx rather than needle bx which can be misinterpreted. ...Read more
Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),no pain, what could this b?
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