Top
40
Doctor insights on: Do Doctors See A Lot Of Patients With Cervical Lymphadenopathy

Share
1

1
Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy?

Yes: The neck lymph nodes typically enlarge with ear, nose, and throat infections - which are quite common. ...Read more

Swollen Neck Glands (Definition)

You have a series of glands made up of lymph tissue that run along under your jaw (both sides) and under the muscle that runs from behind your ear down to your collarbone. (scm muscle) . In the presence of infection they become swollen. They feel tender and bigger than usual. If you have these you should see your doctor for a ...Read more


2

2
Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with lymphangitis?

Yes: Yes, lymphangitis is fairly common. Your lymphatic system runs with your blood vessels and helps transport "lymph" back from your arms, legs, head and neck to your lymph nodes as part of your immune system. Lymphangitis (lymph inflammation) is typically caused by an infection. The lymph channels can become red and painful, sometimes streaky. Antibiotics are usually needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
3

3
Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
1 doctor agreed:
Do doctors see a lot of patients with oropharyngeal cancer?

Certain doctors do: Medical oncologist, radiation oncologists and ear nose and throat doctors see a lot of cases of oropharyngeal cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical spine fracture?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical spine fracture?

They Should: Anyone with suspected or known cervical spine fracture needs to see a doctor immediately, as some fractures are not stable and can result in paralysis or death. Spine fractures should be treated by a orthopedic spine surgeon or qualified neurosurgeon. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometrial cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometrial cancer?

Certain doctors do: Typically patients with endometrial cancer will be seen by a gynecological oncologist or a medical oncologist. Surgery should always be done by a gyn oncologist. If there is a need for chemotherapy that can be done by either the gyn onc or med onc depending on where the patient is being treated. If radiation is needed a radiation oncologist would do e treatment. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with meningioma?

Depends: A neurosurgeon should be consulted for the evaluation and counseling for brain tumors including meningiomas. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with sarcoma?

Only specialists: Most doctors do not see that many patients with sarcoma, only those doctors (surgeons and others) who specialize in the treatment of sarcomas. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
8

8
Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with spermatocele?

Yes: This is a pretty common concern because most of them are worried they have cancer when they find a lump in their groin or scrotum. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
9

9
Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with empyema?

Not really...: Empyema is pus in the space surrounding the lung. It usually requires drainage with a chest tube as well as antibiotic therapy. Fortunately, this is not a very common occurrence. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with bone cancer?

No and Yes: Cancer that starts in the bone (osteosarcoma or chondrosarcoma) is rare. However, many cancers - esspecially common ones like breast, prostate, and lung may spread to the bone. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Do doctors see a lot of patients with neck pain?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with neck pain?

Yes: Neck pain is a common problem with almost two thirds of the american population experiencing neck pain at some time in their lives. Every year 15% of the population experiences new onset of neck pain. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Do doctors see a lot of patients with thyroiditis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with thyroiditis?

Depends on type: Hashimotos thyroiditis or chronic thyroiditis is the most common cause of hypothyroidism and is very common. Acute thyroiditis is less common, often (but not always) painful, and temporarily increases thyroid hormone levels. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with endometriosis?

Yes: Endometriosis is the most common cause for chronic pelvic pain. While not every woman with endometriosis has symptoms requiring specific treatment - up to 10% of women have endometriosis. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
16

16
Do doctors see a lot of patients with abdominal swelling?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with abdominal swelling?

Yes: It's often a benign problem, sometimes more serious. ...Read more

17

17
Do doctors see a lot of patients with diphtheria?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with diphtheria?

Fortunately NO: Diphtheria is an upper airway infection by a bacteria, corynebacterium diphtheria, which causes sore throat, fever, and a classic appearing (and somewhat nasty) infectious "membrane" on your tonsils. Sometimes just the skin is infected. Diphtheria is extremely rare in north america (and another reason to get your vaccines!). Diphtheria protection is provided in the typical "tetanus shot" (td). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
4 doctors agreed:
18

18
Do doctors see a lot of patients with ascites?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
4 doctors agreed:
Do doctors see a lot of patients with ascites?

Certain doctors do: Yes. Certain doctors such as internists, gastroenterologists/hepatologist, nephrologist do see a lot of patients with ascites. Oncologists see patient with ascites quite a lot - although less frequently compared the above doctors. ...Read more

19

19
Do doctors see a lot of patients with pertussis?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with pertussis?

Rare: This is a childhood/infant infection that used to be a feared epidemic disease lethal to many. Recent nonesense about vaccinations has led to pockets of recurrence in areas where the local climate drops the number vaccinated below the numbers needed for "herd" protection. Most docs will never see a case but a doc in an area with low rates may see a bunch. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach cancer?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with stomach cancer?

Less nowadays: In the US, the number of new cases has decreased to about 21,000 cases every year. Worldwide though the number of cases is much higher especially in third world countries and the far east. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
21

21
Neck MRI showed "several top-normal diam lymph nodes scattered about the left jugulo-digastric chain, most notable at left Level II" as well as lymphadenopathy. This is where my doc felt the supraclavicular "mass", as he called it. Also, I have been havi

Neck MRI showed "several top-normal diam lymph nodes scattered about the left jugulo-digastric chain, most notable at left Level II" as well as lymphadenopathy. This is where my doc felt the supraclavicular "mass", as he called it.  Also, I have been havi

Not sure of question: It sounds like your doctor found a "mass" in your neck above your collar bone and recommended an MRI. This confirmed the presence of lymph nodes in the same area, some of which were slightly large, at the upper ("top normal") limit of normal. These could be reactive... responding to some inflammation/infection nearby or neoplastic (tumor). Depending on other symptoms, observation or biopsy is next ...Read more

22

22
Do doctors see a lot of patients with cervical lymphadenopathy?

Yes: The neck lymph nodes typically enlarge with ear, nose, and throat infections - which are quite common. ...Read more

23

23
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

26

26
What is cervical lymphadenopathy? I have scattered subcentimeter lymph nodes throughout my neck should I worry?

What is cervical lymphadenopathy? I have scattered subcentimeter lymph nodes throughout my neck should I worry?

Depends: Can you feel the nodes? How long you been able to feel these? Have the nodes become larger, painful or ulcerated? Do you have fever? Did you lose weight? You may watch and wait .You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
28

28
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

See 1 more doctor answer
29

29
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

30

30
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

32

32
56 y/o male has blue pale tongue and painless posterior cervical lymphadenopathy. No fevers, he doesn't know how long this has been the case, ?

Needs evaluation now: If the tongue is a pale blue color, you're probably seeing some sign of anemia. When I think of anemia and enlarged lymph nodes, I think of performing a biopsy of those lymph nodes. This must have evaluation by a doctor - because of the implications of what this could be. It may well have gone on for months, but we need to know what this is now, and therefore get on the right path to treatment. ...Read more

33

33
Enlarged unilateral tonsil for several months, white patches, crypts, no other symptoms, mild anterior cervical lymphadenopathy, recurrent strep +3x?

Prob infection: In an otherwise healthy young person, such symptoms are usually due to infection (strep or otherwise). Since lymphoma can also present like this, it's best to have it checked by a doctor. ...Read more

35

35
Im suffering from difficult in breathing&i hv cervical lymphadenopathy.My sgot 97. Why this?I had 2 dose of hepatitis b as a health care worker also.

Im suffering from difficult in breathing&i hv cervical lymphadenopathy.My sgot 97. Why this?I had 2 dose of hepatitis b as a health care worker also.

Get seen: You say you have a low grade fever, cervical nodes, difficulty breathing, are a health care worker in Sri Lanka. You have tuberculosis until proved otherwise. There are many other possibilities. Please get seen and treated. ...Read more

36

36
Ultrasound show mild cervical lymphadenopathy,small hypoechoic nodule, parathyroid adenoma and or lymphadenopathy. Help..

Ultrasound show mild cervical lymphadenopathy,small hypoechoic nodule, parathyroid adenoma and or lymphadenopathy. Help..

Possible: Reason for cervical ultrasound is palpable nodule in mid neck. mild lymphadenopathy rarely of concern and question of parathyroid adenoma is usually just adjacent to upper or lower pole of thyroid. Essential to get throid scan to see if cold or functional nodule present. If cold nodule seen and on follow up it enlarges, then resection needed at which time nodes defined. ...Read more

37

37
My thyroid u/s show mild cervical lymphadenopathy small nodule inferior posterior left lobe of thyroid Additional parathyroid adenoma/lymphadenopathy?

Specialists: These findings are best evaluated by a Thyroidologist/endocrinologist collaborating with a skilled head and neck surgeon. More than likely a needle biopsy of the thyroid nodule and possibly a ct scan of the neck will be recommended. The radiologist will thoroughly review these images with the specialists. ...Read more

38

38
Hi it's Mayra, I have a cat scan of the neck for mild cervical lymphadenopathy,small hypoechoic nodule could represent parathyroid adenoma o lymphadenopathy?

Hi it's Mayra, I have a cat scan of the neck for mild cervical lymphadenopathy,small hypoechoic  nodule could represent parathyroid adenoma o lymphadenopathy?

See below: After examining the lump in your neck with an ultrasound, the ordering physician believes it to be an enlarged lymph node or less likely an abnormal growth of parathyroid gland. The ct scan will differentiate these 2 causes and help to visualize other nearby lymph nodes. Hope this helps! ...Read more

40

40
My ultrasound showed cervical lymphadenopathy and hetergeneous ill-defined solid thyroid nodule. Could this be cancer?

Needs med Evaluation: You should go see your doctor and get further investigations. The thyroid nodule may need a biopsy which is best arranged after visiting an endocrinologist or thyroid specialist(ent doctor). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


Dr. Steven Ginsberg
990 doctors shared insights

Swollen Glands (Definition)

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