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Do Doctors See A Lot Of Patients With Cervical Lymphadenopathy
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: We don't always recognize the problem however, . ...Read more
Yes: It's often a benign problem, sometimes more serious. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Cause?: Depends on the cause of lymphadenopathy.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Pt with cervical lymphadenopathy sine 2 year without any symptoms and sign
Only CRP ELEVATED
ESR FBC LDH NORMAL
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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
What do these neck ultrasound results mean?
Normal sized thyroid, with diffuse parenchymal disease
Cervical lymphadenopathy, posterior and deep
Thyroid scan.: It means there is something going on in the thyroid and the lymphadenopathy may be related. Discuss with Dr. who ordered test. ...Read more
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.
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
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
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
thyroid u/s showed mildly heterogeneous echotexture of thyroid glan mild cervical lymphadenopathy small hypoechoic nodule rep parathyroid adenoma ?
My ultrasound showed cervical lymphadenopathy and hetergeneous ill-defined solid thyroid nodule. Could this be cancer?
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