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If u have smal lymfnodes but they r not wisible to the eye r they enlarged?people rarely search themselves or children looking? how does it work?
See answer: In children 1-7 years of age cervical lymph gland enlargement is so common that it is almost considered normal. Abnormality wld be suggested by the glands getting larger & larger & accompanied by pain, redness, fever & throat involvement. Enlargement is a reaction to the exposure to viruses and bacteria that occurs in ALL children. If not visible, but felt, suggests not to worry. ...Read more
I have an enlarged lymphnode on the inside of my elbow. It has been there a few months, should I be concerned. My Dr just said we will keep an eye on?
My son fell off bike face first into a car. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He seemed dazed for 10 sec. Now he seem slightly confused.
My son flew off bike and hit face first into car. He was dazed for 10 sec. Imediatly a large bump grew under his eye. He now seem slightly forgetful?
Just found out I have a borderline enlarged thyroid. Is this something I should worry about? My primary told me that she is just going to keep an eye on it
Yes follow up: You may need serial ultrasound of the thyroid to see if it continues to enlarge. Thyroid function tests including TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4 should be done to assess if the thyroid is overactive or underactive, in which case you will need treatment. If normal, no treatment needed and your primary can keep an eye on it. May consult an endocrinologist if any abnormality. ...Read more
No home remedies: There are no home remedies. There are certain eye drops that can help, but your ophthalmologist would have to evaluate. Also, depending on how long this is going on for and how severe, it could be an indication of a larger problem. You should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palpation: An enlarged liver is usually felt by palpation of the right upper quadrant of the abdomen. For a liver large enough to be seen, it would have to be spectacularly large and you would probably have a host of other symptoms in that case. Scans can help narrow down the cause, once the enlargement is detected by the examining MD. ...Read more