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Doctor insights on: Enlarged Neck Lymph Nodes

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Dr. Lawrence Hochman
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Enlarged Neck Lymph Nodes (Overview)

Enlarged neck lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the neck 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. Lawrence Hochman
62 doctors shared insights

Enlarged Neck Lymph Nodes (Overview)

Enlarged neck lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the neck 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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Ct scan of neck shows fibrocystic changes w/in lung apices, hypertrophied wylands ring, and enlarged lymph nodes. What does this mean?

Ct scan of neck shows fibrocystic changes w/in lung apices, hypertrophied wylands ring, and enlarged lymph nodes. What does this mean?

Cannot diagnose: If you have had a ct scan of your thorax you must be seeing a doctor who has access to your entire history, the ability to examine you and all of your test results. The internet is no place to get medical opinions. Go back and communicate with your doctor. Good luck. ...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 didnt completely shrink?

Will TB enlarged lymph nodes in the neck shrink completely after 6 month treatment. Completed two month treatment but d size didnt 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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Can sinusitis, rhinitis or a cold if not treated properly prevent swollen lymph nodes in the neck, possibly cause by them, go back to normal?

Can sinusitis, rhinitis or a cold if not treated properly prevent swollen lymph nodes in the neck, possibly cause by them, go back to normal?

May be yes OR NO: These conditions can be allergic, viral or bacterial or vasomotor if bacterial not treated l/nodes would not go back to normal, allergi and , vasomotor donot get big l/nodes ; viral after 4--6 week go back to normal. ...Read more