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Can your lymph nodes be swollen for no apparent reason?

Can your lymph nodes be swollen for no apparent reason?

Immunity: Yes. Absolutely. Active immune responses mean a healthy immune system. They fight off bugs all the time that we cannot feel. ...Read more

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Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Many Reasons: 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

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What could be the reason why the lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

What could be the reason why the lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

Lymphadenoapthy: Swollen lymph nodes can be casued by several things, infection and underlying illnesses are a few examples. See your dr. For an evaluation and assessment of the condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the reason for swollen lymph nodes?

What are the reason for swollen lymph nodes?

Exam needed: A medical history, physical examination and appropriate tests will be needed to help determine the cause of swollen lymph nodes. Among the many possible causes are inflammation, infection, and cancers. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes in your groin be swollen for 6 months and painless for any other reason than something serious?

Yes: There are many potential reasons for this, but only a doctor examining these and evaluating the potential causes can work this out. ...Read more

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2 hard, not swollen, immovbale lymph nodes in axillary area. Need for alarm? Or may be cysts? Any reason why they could just be hard without a problem

2 hard, not swollen, immovbale lymph nodes in axillary area. Need for alarm? Or may be cysts? Any reason why they could just be hard without a problem

Any other symptoms?: Usually axillary lymph nodes r dificut 2 feel unless they r enlarged. Are these things u r feeling up on the skin or deep between the folds of the muslce? Have they ever been red or inflamed? Have they ever drained pus or fluid? This would be more common for cysts.

Lymph nodes can be hard if you have an infection (shaving underarms) but if increasing in size, or other areas -- see md. ...Read more

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Why do all my docs say my swollen lymph nodes are fine just bc their not growing. There still has to be a reason their swollen right? They won't test

Why do all my docs say my swollen lymph nodes are fine just bc their not growing. There still has to be a reason their swollen right? They won't test

Swollen glands: The real reason not to test is because the only good test is a needle aspiration or surgical excision, and no md wants to do that if it's not absolutely necessary. There are no specific blood tests for the causes of enlargement of lymph nodes, which is a very common symptom, usually just reflecting exposure to multiple, mostly viral infections of head, neck, and respiratory passages. ...Read more

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I have 2 wisdom growing in and my gums are swollen. My lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen. Can this be the reason?

I have 2 wisdom growing in and my gums are swollen. My lymph nodes under my jaw are swollen. Can this be the reason?

Could be: Erupting wisdom teeth often develop inflammation. These infections can cause the lymph nodes in the area to enlarge. Get this problem checked as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could be other reason for swollen lymph nodes in arms, other than hiv, flu or being hurt. Please advise?

What could be other reason for swollen lymph nodes in arms, other than hiv, flu or being hurt. Please advise?

Many: Enlarged lymph nodes often indicate an immune response to a foreign invaders (viral, bacteria etc) and are not specific for any disease. If persistent, they may indicate the presence of leukemia or lymphoma as well. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes swell for no reason on one side of neck??

Can lymph nodes swell for no reason on one side of neck??

Very true!: It can be very common to see the lymph nodes swell in the neck in one or more if something stimulates the immune system such as in the throat, teeth, or even the face area. If an area gets inflamed then it can cause the lymph nodes to react to that response to protect your body from invasion by bacteria. Of course you need to watch it and check if persists or gets much worse. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How long would lymph nodes be swollen before you see a doctor?

After 2-3 weeks: If you have sore throat, the lymph nodes may be tender and swollen for 2-3 weeks and then settle down. Otherwise any painless enlargement of lymph nodes requires a medical examination to find the cause. So you need to see your dcotor if they do not settle down in 2, 3 to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes be swollen more than one month in case of HIV ARS? Other symptoms gone after 6 weeks. If lymph nodes are still swollen so no HIV?

Can lymph nodes be swollen more than one month in case of HIV ARS? Other symptoms gone after 6 weeks. If lymph nodes are still swollen so no HIV?

Not necessarily: The sings and symptoms of HIV vary a lot between people. The only way to know is to get tested. Do not put off getting tested, as treatments now are quite effective in controlling the disease. ...Read more

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Why would two lymph nodes be swollen above a childs eye, by the eyebrows?

Why would two lymph nodes be swollen above a childs eye, by the eyebrows?

Something else: There are normally no lymph nodes in the location you're describing. ...Read more

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A lymph node swollen for no reason about 1.25 CM very soft and moveable under jaw and is palpable. Is this normal since its under 2cm? It never grew.

A lymph node swollen for no reason about 1.25 CM very soft and moveable under jaw and is palpable. Is this normal since its under 2cm? It never grew.

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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If the lymph nodes get swollen but the

Question: ? you didn't finish your question, please resubmit and let us know what you want to know ...Read more

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What are the causes of lymph nodes to become swollen?

What are the causes of lymph nodes to become swollen?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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Why are my supratrochlear lymph nodes swollen?

Why are my supratrochlear lymph nodes swollen?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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Is it possible to see swollen neck lymph nodes?

Depends on size: Markedly enlarged lymphnode may form visible lumps under the skin. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is this?

Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is 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

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I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

What else?: Have you had any other symptoms? What preceded the onset of these nodes. Suggest you have a doctor examine you, but suspect these are benign. After three years the likelihood of these being significant is dramatically less. ...Read more

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I have many swollen neck lymph nodes. Should I do something or wait a wk or 2?

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I have many swollen neck lymph nodes. Should I do something or wait a wk or 2?

See your PCP: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck could mean a few different things, but most often it means your body is fighting an infection. See your primary care physician to get a true diagnosis and next steps for possible treatment. Feel better! ...Read more

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I think my lymph nodes are swollen on both sides of my neck, will find any in help?

I think my lymph nodes are swollen on both sides of my neck, will find any in help?

Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes indicate infection. May be medical or dental. See your Dentist or your physician/urgent care to get the diagnostic process started. ...Read more

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My lymph nodes on the right side of my neck are swollen and painful. They do not roll or move. What does his mean??

My lymph nodes on the right side of my neck are swollen and painful. They do not roll or move. What does his mean??

Lymphadenopathy: Swollen lymph nodes can be a sign of many clinical conditions from a simple viral infection to something more serious. See a physician who will determine what tests and or treatment are best for your specific situation. ...Read more

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Hello. I was wondering what's the best way to check to see if my lymph nodes are swollen un my neck and underarms. Thank you.?

Hello. I was wondering what's the best way to check to see if my lymph nodes are swollen un my neck and underarms. Thank you.?

Physical exam: Start with a good doctors exam. If there is a question, ultrasound or cat scan may be useful. ...Read more

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Are your neck lymph nodes pose to be able for you to feel them? Anyway to make them go down if they're swollen. Home remedies?

Are your neck lymph nodes pose to be able for you to feel them? Anyway to make them go down if they're swollen. Home remedies?

No: Lymph nodes in the neck are not usually palpable unless there is an infectious process in the throat, tonsils or in an area that drain to these nodes. Others etiologies may be the cause for enlarged LNs and better checked with a physician. ...Read more

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Swollen retro auricular lymph nodes noted from 1st month for a baby now at 10th month (two on one side and three on another side).?

Swollen retro auricular lymph nodes noted from 1st month for a baby now at 10th month (two on one side and three on another side).?

Benign: If not growing or painful, generally benign. Glands can swell in hours and take years to shrink if ever. To be sure ask your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I noticed lymph nodes swollen and went to dr. Am on antobiotic for 10 days but I find they still there. I feel nervous. My dr asled me to come again.

I noticed lymph nodes swollen and went to dr. Am on antobiotic for 10 days but I find they still there. I feel nervous. My dr asled me to come again.

Not enough info: There isn't enough info to try to figure out what you were being treated for. If the doctor recommends you return for follow up assessment - that would probably be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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3 years ago I had a nodule about 12x12 and my lymph nodes wore swollen now the nodule is 5x5 and the lymph nodes slightly enlarged. Should I be worrie?

Swollen nodes: Medically, there is a distinction between "lymph nodes"and "nodule." Where are these swellings or growths? What are those measurements? Mm? cm? Ins? Did you get any kind of study or biopsy done last year? Swollen nodes or nodules must always be investigated, because they sometimes could mean a serious disease. Please, make an appointment to see your health care practitioner immediately. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are the lymph nodes in my groin swollen?

I'm wondering why are the lymph nodes in my groin swollen?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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What are swollen lymph nodes?

What are swollen lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

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

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What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes?

A throat infection: These might be symptoms f a throat infection, like strep throat. ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes in these areas?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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My lymph nodes are swollen.?

My lymph nodes are swollen.?

Could be sick.: Lymph nodes often enlarge in areas of infection or inflammation. If you have symptoms in that anatomic region, then perhaps there's a good reason for them to be swollen. If not, and they persist beyond one month, you might want to consider them getting checked out and perhaps even removed for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes swollen?

Several causes: The lymphs nodes can be enlarged secondary to inflammation, infection or even lymphoma. Have your doctor evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes are swollen?

Why are my lymph nodes are swollen?

Lymph nodes: Can enlarge in response to numerous infectious, inflammatory, neoplastic, and other disorders. See your doc for an evaluation. ...Read more