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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


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Sore throat and swollen glands for 3 weeks! itching and burning sensation on face and neck any idea what's making me miserable?!

Sore throat and swollen glands for 3 weeks! itching and burning sensation on face and neck any idea what's making me miserable?!

Have you been : Checked for mononucleosis or strep throat? Any yellowing of eyes? Stop smoking right away. It you have up to two packs a day that will make things much worse. It is time to see your physician now if you haven't already done so. ...Read more

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Swollen glands, lower back pain, constantly dehydrated and fatigued.. What could be the cause?

Swollen glands, lower back pain, constantly dehydrated and fatigued.. What could be the cause?

You need to : See an internist for further examination there are many reasons you can have these symptoms. You may have a virus like mononucleosis. A doctor would be able to make a diagnosis after a thorough exam which may include bloodwork, throat culture etc. ...Read more

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Upper back pain and swollen glands in the upper back and underarm. Iron levels are normal however haemoglobin levels have not been checked.

Upper back pain and swollen glands in the upper back and underarm. Iron levels are normal however haemoglobin levels have not been checked.

Medical evaluation n: You need to have complete medical examination and evaluation by your doctor. Only then we can find out the cause of your problem. You may need further tests done by your doctor once you have had your physical examination done. ...Read more

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Have fever for 15 days with headache back pain calf pain and swollen glands what are the cause?

Have fever for 15 days with headache back pain calf pain and swollen glands what are the cause?

Probably virus: Myalgias are pains in your muscles that occur when you are fighting an infection. With a fever, swollen glands and myalgias, it sounds like you have a virus. This could be influenza, mononucleosis, or any number of viruses. But 15 days is a long time, so you need to see a doctor! there are other inflammatory diseases that can cause these symptoms. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen glands on neck (back and front). Slight sore throat and headache not too bad but no other symptoms?

What could cause swollen glands on neck (back and front). Slight sore throat and headache not too bad but no other symptoms?

Get checked.: Allergies can present like this sometimes. Try benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it helps. if not, it's likely a viral or bacterial infection. Strep can present with minor symptoms, especially in adults, so it is important to get checked for this, especially if you have been exposed to strep or if kids around you have sore throats, and fever. ...Read more

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What could cause my 15 year old daughter to have swollen glands, low blood count, spine pain, exhaustion and high calcium levels?

What could cause my 15 year old daughter to have swollen glands, low blood count, spine pain, exhaustion and high calcium levels?

Lots of things: You also list a ruptured esophagus. Is this your daughter also? If so, how did that happen? At the top of my list is a parathyroid adenoma (high calcium, fatigue, bone pain); most teens have some palpable lymph nodes and many teenaged girls are a bit anemic. It's a mistake to ask for interpretation of labs apart from clinical information ; actual values. Insist her physician explain. ...Read more

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Scalp started to become itchy, back pain, feeling weak, tired all the time, dry skin, and swollen lymph nodes in neck. is this a vitamin def?

Scalp started to become itchy, back pain, feeling weak, tired all the time, dry skin, and swollen lymph nodes in neck. is this a vitamin def?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I feel swollen glands on my neck and swellings on my back. Have had this problem for about 8 months - seen GP twice but he assures me all is well. ?

I feel swollen glands on my neck and swellings on my back. Have had this problem for about 8 months - seen GP twice but he assures me all is well. ?

Swollen glands: Two options: 1: Get an opinion form another doctor. If something wrong is found it will be controlled by the doctor. 2: If the second doctor also assures you that all is well I strongly recommend a consult to a Psychologist. Please let me know how things develop. I anticipate that all will go well. ...Read more

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Please please help me! swollen glands in neck and armpit plus other symptoms. Am worried?

Go to your doctor fo: A medical examination is necessary unless you have had a viral head cold or sore throat recently, which can cause the neck nodes to swell up. But if your armpit nodes are swollen and are painless then you must see a doctor soon to find out the cause. Also examine your breast for any lumps and make sure that you do not have any lump/ growth in your breast. ...Read more

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Got painful swollen glands on neck 2 mth ago, which wax and waned, but it has come back. also had phlem,but that has declined a bit. what is this?

Got painful swollen glands on neck 2 mth ago, which wax and waned, but it has come back. also had phlem,but that has declined a bit. what is this?

See your physician: Lymph nodes are part of the bodies immune system. They can become temporarily swollen and tender if you've had a recent throat infection. However, if the swelling persists it's important to see your primary care doctor, since certain cancers can cause swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Scared! my daughter has been getting frequent fevers w no other symptoms except swollen glands in her neck and underarms. Is that a sign of leukemia?

Scared! my daughter has been getting frequent fevers w no other symptoms except swollen glands in her neck and underarms. Is that a sign of leukemia?

YES Read Below: Fuo (fever unknown origin) brucellosis cat scratch disease leptospirosis malaria mycobacterial salmonellosis toxoplasmosis tularemia viral infections bone and joint infective endocarditis intraabdominal abscess hepatic infection upper respiratory tract infection urinary tract infection cns dysfunction diabetes insipidus drug fever factitious fever familial dysautonomia hemophagocytic lymphohistioc. ...Read more

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14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? 14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? One is really large about midway down back of neck on right side of spine and is approx. 2-3cm in

14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? 14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause?
One is really large about midway down back of neck on right side of spine and is approx. 2-3cm in

Probably benign: Enlarged nodes in a 14 year old are probably not serious, but if they are getting larger, they should be investigated. Measure them carefully and repeat in two or three weeks. If they've not changed in six months, they are probably nothing. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son has swollen glands in his neck and 2 on the back of his head, that are quite large. He has not been sick, and I am very worried.

Bug bites ? shots?: Glandular swelling can be a non specific response to vaccines or systemic viral illnesses, even if there are no other outward signs of the illness. Bug bites or skin rashes can also lead to regional node swelling. ...Read more

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My son is getting over a 3 day fever. Fever gone. he has swollen glands on the back of one side of his neck only and under on side of chin. Normal?

Lymphadenopathy: These lymph nodes are busy doing what they are supposed to, fighting inflammation and helping to eliminate whatever your son had that was producing fever. They will return to normal in time. Best wishes for the holidays. ...Read more

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So swollen glands occur in the back of the neck?

So swollen glands occur in the back of the neck?

Get an exam: Need a checkup for an exam and porbably blood tests. Could be many things or nothing. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more