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Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity. It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, I would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read more

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All of a sudden one side of my neck is swollen, what could be the cause?

All of a sudden one side of my neck is swollen, what could be the cause?

Infection?: If one side is swollen and tender it could be infection in your mouth. Other reasons could account for the swelling like allergies. Call your dentist to make sure your teeth are ok

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Can clenching teeth cause swollen one side back of neck?

Can clenching teeth cause swollen one side back of neck?

Probably not: If you are swollen, you may have an infection. You should see a physician to rule out neck problem. If it s a surface skin problem, they may refer you to a dermotologist.
Teeth clenching may cause mild to moderate jaw muscle pain and rarely neck (muscle) pain, but not swelling. ...Read more

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Can having a swollen lymph node on one side of the neck be caused by herpes viruses?

Can having a swollen lymph node on one side of the neck be caused by herpes viruses?

Can be: A swollen lymph node is usualy due an infection in the area and primary herpes can cuase lymphnode enlargement. Less commonly swollen lymph node is due to a tumor such as lymphoma. ...Read more

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Can smoking cause slightly swollen lymph nodes (5-10mm) in one side of the neck?

Can smoking cause slightly swollen lymph nodes (5-10mm) in one side of the neck?

Not likely: Lymph nodes on one side of the neck need to be evaluated by your physician and a complete physical needs to be done. If you are smoking, please stop. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Separate conditions: They are two separate conditions. One thing they have in common, however, is that they can both be a product of infection and the visit to your dentist is warranted. ...Read more

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Does HIV cause 3 mild swollen lymph nodes in one side of the neck? No other nodes are swollen in all my body? I tested negative!

Does HIV cause 3 mild swollen lymph nodes in one side of the neck? No other nodes are swollen in all my body? I tested negative!

Unlikely: The unilateral involvement suggests that It is more likely from an upper respiratory tract infection or a bacterial infection in areas above the neck at that side (sinusitis, dental abscess etc). You would be much sicker if the problem is from HIV. ...Read more

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Billions of lice in head, can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?

Billions of lice in head, can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?

Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the glands don't go down in 2 weeks, then see your internist. ...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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What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.

What could cause a pus pocket swollen throat, swollen lymph node on neck and bruising, all on one side of body.

Many things: A tooth abscess can cause all the problems you mentioned. See an oral surgeon asap for an evaluation. This condition can turn into a life threatening infection quickly. ...Read more

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Can an STD in your throat cause one side to be sore, one tonsil mildly swollen, with redness on the crown of your throat, and itchy?

Can an STD in your throat cause one side to be sore, one tonsil mildly swollen, with redness on the crown of your throat, and itchy?

Sore throat: It could be especially if there is alot of pus but it is much more likely to be from another bacteria. If it is on one side it could be an abscess and that needs drainage since antibiotics are less likely to work. All and all a trip to the MD is in order. ...Read more

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Cause one-sided swelling from cheek to finger tips? (same side as swollen cervical lymph nodes (normal WBC count) and small (1 cm) thyroid nodule?)

Cause one-sided swelling from cheek to finger tips? (same side as swollen cervical lymph nodes (normal WBC count) and small (1 cm) thyroid nodule?)

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you, taking more history and may be performing some tests. You obviously have seen a doctor as you have had lab tests. It would be prudent to see him/her if you have not done so recently. ...Read more

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What can cause the left side of my neck to swell a little bit? Its just the left side that's swollen. Its not bad but you can tell it is.

What can cause the left side of my neck to swell a little bit? Its just the left side that's swollen. Its not bad but you can tell it is.

Can be anything: Ranging from inflammatory, infectious, musculoskeletal, lymphatic issues. Unilateral swelling of the neck has over 15 possibilities. The onlyvwayvto know for sure is to have a HEENT exam by your doctor. Then s/he can narrow it down by history and presenting symptom ex. ...Read more

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One side of my neck is swollen. Reasons?

One side of my neck is swollen. Reasons?

Wow: Painful? Fever? Midde of neck? Side of neck? Trouble swallowing? Important questions. No way to answer this without an exam. Go see a doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my neck is swollen on one side!?

Neck: Depends on its location. Could be a gland of saliva, infection or other things if it's red, tender or you have a fever check it out ASAP. Either way it merits seeing an ent ...Read more

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I've been having a swollen feeling on both sides of the lower part of the front neck. Could this mean my glands are swollen and what causes it?

Possible: It could also be your throid gland. See your doctor to differentiate. Either way needs attention and treatment soon. ...Read more

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Should I see chiro if neck is swollen on one side?

Should I see chiro if neck is swollen on one side?

Absolutely not: Start with your general physician to evaluate this swelling. Chiropractic is based upon an outmoded theory proven to be entirely wrong. They offer only a deep massage but no diagnosis or specific treatment. A new neck swelling requires evaluation and treatment especially if there is functional loss or focal pain. ...Read more

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Last night I started to notice one of my glands were swollen. When I woke up, it hurt just touching the side of my neck. I also feel verrryy weak.?

Last night I started to notice one of my glands were swollen. When I woke up, it hurt just touching the side of my neck. I also feel verrryy weak.?

Lymphadenitis: A tender lymph node is an indication of lymphadenitis, which can have many causes. Commonly this happens with strep throat and other infections of the mouth or even scalp. If you also feel weak that suggests a more serious infection. You should seek an evaluation of what is causing your tender gland. ...Read more

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What could cause lymphnodes in both sides of neck to swell? And what other tests are done to check for swelling of other lymphs in body? Swollen 3 yea

What could cause lymphnodes in both sides of neck to swell? And what other tests are done to check for swelling of other lymphs in body? Swollen 3 yea

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. 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 they enlarge in response to inflammation when they react. If no problem, they shrink. Biopsy for concerns. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen node on left side of neck?

What would cause a swollen node on left side of neck?

Infection: Swollen lymph nodes are often the reaction to an infection nearby, a regional infection.
A swollen lymph node on side of neck may be from a throat infection, or infection in ears, or scalp infection. ...Read more

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What would cause swollen lymphnodes on left side neck and leg for 3 years?

What would cause swollen lymphnodes on left side neck and leg for 3 years?

Lots of things: Many things can do it, including slow growing lymphomas. It would be anybody's guess. Have it checked by your md, I would say. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Lymph node.: By your description and by the amount of time that this node has been there, it’s probably fine. Although technically speaking, the only way to know with certainty would be to remove it and send it to a laboratory for pathologic analysis. ...Read more

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Any idea what could cause a sudden swollen left neck (semi hard around the size of a ping pong ball) and swollen frenulum on both sides? For 24+ hrs

Any idea what could cause a sudden swollen left neck (semi hard around the size of a ping pong ball) and swollen frenulum on both sides? For 24+ hrs

Swollen gland: Sudden swelling of a salivary gland under the jaw from a stone in the duct of that gland can be the problem. Your physician or an otolaryngologist can tell after examining you. ...Read more

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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

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The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?

The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?

LN DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) or multiple possible causes of increased size of lymph nodes (ln) or lymphadenopathy is large. You should see a doctor to see if you have an infection. A cancer such as lymphoma is a possibility, but so are many other causes. ...Read more

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Have swollen armpit and neck on left side for 1month! Had numerous testings mentioned below, neck ultrasoun-visible only one ln 6-7 mm. What could it be?

Have swollen armpit and neck on left side for 1month! Had numerous testings mentioned below, neck ultrasoun-visible only one ln 6-7 mm. What could it be?

Possibly lymph node: This type of picture sounds like a lymph node. Not a very large one. This may be there for many reasons and would talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes a long term swollen lymph gland on right side of neck?

What causes a long term swollen lymph gland on right side of neck?

See below: Most commonly, lymph glands swell in response to infection and inflammation. This is what they should do as they help the body ward off these conditions. Less commonly but moer importantly, they become cancerous. If they are growing or have been enlarged for longer than 2-4 wekks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a stiff neck right side for awhile now can the strain. Cause swollen lyph nodes on that same side?

I have a stiff neck right side for awhile now can the strain. Cause swollen lyph nodes on that same side?

Not likely: Swollen lymph nodes are not typically caused by a muscular strain; they usually represent your bodies response to infection or inflmation. If you have had persistent swollen lymph nodes on the side of the neck, a good medical check up would probably be a good place to start to be evaluated. ...Read more

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1 large swollen lump on right side of neck with multiple small pea size lumps surrounding larger one. No other symptoms.?

1 large swollen lump on right side of neck with multiple small pea size lumps surrounding larger one. No other symptoms.?

Go see ur Family Doc: Not to be an alarmist, but painless lumps are worrisome. Best to go see your Family Doc for a complete evaluation. Is lump fixed in place? Matted down, so to speak? Or freely mobile? Any unexplained weight loss? Fevers, sweats & chills? Interesting (foreign) travel? Many different reasons for lump depending upon your answer. So best recommendation is still to see your Family Doc. ...Read more

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For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area. Should I be worried?

For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area. Should I be worried?

Would not be worried: However, these need to be checked out by a physician and in the context of your medical history and a full medical exam. Go ahead and schedule an appointment. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually a sign of transient infection. They can rarely be an early sign of cancer, which needs to be diagnosed as early as possible. ...Read more

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Could lipoma cause my neck to be bigger than other side. Or my right tonsil to be swollen been like that 10 years. Dr said it won't hurt me. Will it?

Lipomas can range in: Size and if large enough yes they could make your neck look larger. Tonsils inside your throat if big enough to change size of neck I would think you would have trouble swallowing. ...Read more