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What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

What are symptoms of celiacs disease and am I more likely to have it because my grandfather does?

Variable Sx; slight: Celiac can have variable sx, incl gas, bloat, diarrhea, wt loss, rarely gain, constipation, joint aches and pains (often from vitamin d def), fatigue (often from iron def), osteoporosis, swallowing probl, rarely liver probl. Can get screened with blood testing, and/or genetic testing. Assoc with other autoimmune diseases such as ibd, psoriasis, rheum arth, lupus, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Could my swollen lymph nodes and weight loss be caused by my celiac disease?

Could my swollen lymph nodes and weight loss be caused by my celiac disease?

Possible: It could be possible but when there is swollen lymph with weight loss we want to make sure there is no cancer so you would want this checked out to be safe. ...Read more

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I have some swollen lymph nodes in my abdomen (1.8x0.9) and one prepancreatic lymph node (1.4x1.1) a fatty liver and a ca19-9 level 46. No symptoms. Cea, Ceruplasmin, Ana, atrf, celiac disease neg.

I have some swollen lymph nodes in my abdomen (1.8x0.9) and one prepancreatic lymph node (1.4x1.1) a fatty liver and a ca19-9 level 46. No symptoms. Cea, Ceruplasmin, Ana, atrf, celiac disease neg.

A few ideas: Urine copper is a better way to rule out Wilson's. I trust hepatitis C was also negative. I'm not worried in the least about your lymph nodes; we see nodes like these all the time in healthy folks. Trusting you don't drink. Your fatty liver may just be your body's way of asking for a return to that fitness-focused lifestyle from your teens. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have enlarged celiac axis nodes with the largest being 13.8 but no weight loss. Is it possible to have cancer without weight loss?

I have enlarged celiac axis nodes with the largest being 13.8 but no weight loss. Is it possible to have cancer without weight loss?

Yes - But...: It looks like you have already been to a doctor. We don't know your history, your lab results or what your physical exam shows. I would share your concern with your doctor so that s/he can answer this question. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is cervical lymphadenopathy?

It's not: Cervical (neck) or any other location lymphadenopathy isn't a disease. It is a sign/symptom. It may be anything on a huge differential diagnosis list. See discussion in this manuscript: http://www. Mayoclinicproceedings. Org/article/s0025-6196 (11)64620-x/fulltext. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have cervical lymphadenopathy?

Probably: It likely would depend on how you feel. Enlarged lymph nodes in your neck can result from ear, nose, throat, or viral infections - and the lymphadenopathy may take days or weeks to resolve even after the infection has resolved. If you have a highly contagious infection, you should avoid exposing others regardless of your lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Are some people more prone to getting cervical lymphadenopathy?

Enlarged lymph: Nodes around the neck are very common, especially in children. Far and away the most common cause of these in the front of the neck is viral upper respiratory infections. Such nodes in the back of the neck can be a bit more concerning, particularly in adults. Other causes: strep throat, infected nodes (lymphadenitis), imflammatory conditions, malignancies (lymphoma and others). ...Read more

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Cervical lymphadenopathy with scan, can you tell me more about this?

Yes: Cervical lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes in the neck) can be caused by several things. They range from benign (such as an infection) to serious (as in cancer). Your doctor, after doing a thorough history and physical, can determine how serious it is and if you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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What are causes and treatments for reactive lymphadenopathy of the neck?

What are causes and treatments for reactive lymphadenopathy of the neck?

Reactive: Reactive lymphadenopathy is commonly referred to enlarged lymph nodes secondary to a different cause- most likely infection, allergies, trauma, sometimes drugs. It is not a disease of the lymph node. The treatment is generally directed towards its cause, if found. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of Shotty lymphadenopathy in the anterior mediastinum?

What are symptoms of Shotty lymphadenopathy in the anterior mediastinum?

May be none: Shotty nodes in the mediastinum, per se, are not likely to produce any symptoms. The symptoms would be driven by the etiology of lymph node lesions.
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I wake up drenched in sweat. My skin is not itchy and I don't have lymphadenopathy.?

I wake up drenched in sweat. My skin is not itchy and I don't have lymphadenopathy.?

Many possibilities: Start by taking your temperature, ideally before you wake up soaked with sweat, because sweating is one way the body has of cooling you off when you have fever. Night sweats are classically associated with tuberculosis but there are many other causes. The best thing would be to see an infectious diseases doctor or start out with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Gp no help - which specialist is best to see to help diagnose lymphadenopathy please?

Lymphadenopathy: Where is the location of the lymphadenopathy? How big it is? Lymphadenopathy can be caused by trauma, infection, inflammation, autoimmune disease, malignancy etc. It depends on the location, the size, symptoms and other result of blood work- oncologist as well as infectious disease deal with lymphadenopathy. If it is located on the neck- need to see ENT to chek head and neck area. ...Read more

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In any oral malignancy, is it possible that total leukocytes count is normal and no lymphadenopathy.

In any oral malignancy, is it possible that total leukocytes count is normal and no lymphadenopathy.

Yes, possible: Most oral cancers are squamous cell carcinomas. If early stage, there will be no spread to the lymph nodes. Also the total leukocyte count will not be affected. ...Read more

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2 or 3 neck lymph nodes smaller than 1 CM (between 3mm and 5mm) are considered lymphadenopathy, or are still within the parameters considered safe?

2 or 3 neck lymph nodes smaller than 1 CM (between 3mm and 5mm) are considered lymphadenopathy, or are still within the parameters considered safe?

Could be: Sounds like something we would call "shotty adenopathy" meaning feels like gun shot. The could be nothing might could also mean something so should be followed and evaluated. If they disappear, not likely a problem. If they persist, or grow, need to probably be biopsied.
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