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Doctor insights on: Enlarged Lymph Nodes

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Overview)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, or immune system diseases.


Dr. Steven Ginsberg
932 doctors shared insights

Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Overview)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, or immune system diseases.


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What does it mean when there are enlarged lymph nodes in the lung area?

What does it mean when there are enlarged lymph nodes in the lung area?

No lymph nodes in th: Inside the chest there is only one location for the lymph nodes and that area is in between the lungs.... It is called mediastinum. Enlarged nodes in the mediastinum are often caused by some serious illnesses. So it must be checked further by your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I treat enlarged lymph nodes?

How can I treat enlarged lymph nodes?

See a doctor: Enlarged lymph nodes have many causes. You should see a health care professional to evaluate the cause. ...Read more

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Babysitter was just told another kid in her care has enlarged lymph nodes. Should we worry?

Babysitter was just told another kid in her care has enlarged lymph nodes. Should we worry?

More info needed: You need more information. Are the children ill? Is the babysitter ill? What is causing the enlarged lymph nodes? ...Read more

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Reoccuring swollen lymph nodes. What can I do to prevent this?

Prevent the cause: Usually swollen lymph is sign of either disease close by or disease of the lymph node itself. Please check it out. ...Read more

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Nodule in l thyroid lobe with faint focal calcification, multiple enlarged lymph nodes in cervical region.Fna aspirate bloody.Risk of ca?Surgery reqrd?

Nodule in l thyroid lobe with faint focal calcification, multiple enlarged lymph nodes in cervical region.Fna aspirate bloody.Risk of ca?Surgery reqrd?

Thyroid nodule: You have problem with cervical nodes and thyroid nodule. Need more information about neck nodes. Did you have biopsy of any one of those nodes? First you need ct of neck and chest for these nodes and biopsy. Also for thyroid us, thyroid scan, again fna by specialist. Your doctor and endocrinologist have to work with pathologist and surgeon if necessary. See http://doctorrajput.Com thanks. ...Read more