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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands = inflamed lymph nodes (doesn't actually ...Read more


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What causes lymphadenopathy? Blood and MRI all clear. Can I have any other treatment to reduce the glands?

What causes lymphadenopathy? Blood and MRI all clear. Can I have any other treatment to reduce the glands?

Many possiblities: Lymph nodes enlarge for many reasons, often because they are fighting inflammation, which is one of their primary functions, but they are also susceptible to primary tumors or metastatic malignancies, non-infectious granulomatous disorders like sarcoidosis and others. In order to determine the cause they may have to be biopsied, although a full evaluation of your health is warranted. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of dermatopathic lymphadenitis?

What is the treatment of dermatopathic lymphadenitis?

Oncology: Dermatopathic lymphadenitis is usuall associated with a lymphoma or some others like condition. Is important you see an oncologist. ...Read more

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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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Swollen lymph nodes on neck — had them for about 3 months already. What is the fastest treatment for 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. 3 months requires evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the typical sequence of treatment with swollen lymph nodes and high wbc?

Depends on cause...: This could be due to an infection, or it could be done to a cancer (leukemia or lymphoma). Further, testing can be performed to determine the cause. Once this is known, treatment can then be appropriately planned. ...Read more

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Will TB enlarged lymph nodes in the neck shrink completely after 6 month treatment. Completed two month treatment but d size didn't completely shrink?

Will TB enlarged lymph nodes in the neck shrink completely after 6 month treatment. Completed two month treatment but d size didn't completely shrink?

Yes and bo: Ideally the lymph nodes resolve completely but sometimes they do not. This is not always a problem but The node should be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis. No fever.

Enlarged lymph nodes under armpits. One is tender. Minor cold symptoms including scratchy throat. Previous anitbio treatment for sinusitis.  No fever.

Needs evaluation: Prior antibiotic use doesn't preclude infection in another area, you may need another type of antibiotic, or other measures as per doctor's judgement, best wishes ...Read more

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Treatments for difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes?

Treatments for difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes?

Get it evaluated: This needs evaluation by a doctor, not suggestions for treatment over the internet. ...Read more

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What is lymphadenopathy in the head to neck?

What is lymphadenopathy in the head to neck?

Swollen lymph node: Lymphadenopathy refers to swollen/ enlargement of lymph node. It can be caused by many things like infection, inflammation, malignancy etc. It could be single, multiple, painful, painless. Talk to your doctor and have further evaluation accordingly. ...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