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Home Remedies For Enlarged Chest Lymph Nodes
Varies: In most cases you would feel nothing. It is only when the nodes are significantly enlarged and cause pressure on other areas of the chest that symptoms occur. Symptoms could result in pressure, cough or pain. ...Read more
First concern : Comes to everyone's mind is always cancer! that is why further diagnostic tests/ imaging are being done to help make a diagnosis and be more conclusive. Just wait for the results and hear from your doctor. Technology is far too advanced now, lots of treatment options are now available more than ever! good luck. ...Read more
Probably not: Many young people have enlarged nodes visible on x-ray and unless they are so big that they suggest serious pathology, we never look for the cause. Look for some other explanation for your chest and back pain. ...Read more
Very enlarged lymph nodes in neck and upper back and collarbone and chest. Why is it hard to swallow? Feels like I have thick phlegm that wont go dwn
Need to see M.D: You need to see a doctor--this needs a good exam and blood work and chest xrays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore on my stomach that has been there about a month, enlarged lymph nodes in the medistianal area and sweats, and some chest discomfort.?
Presented w/ chest pain and shortness of breath. Ct w/ contrast showed enlarged non-specific mediastinal & axillary lymph nodes. Should I have biopsy?
Multiple enlarged axilla lymph nodes (largest is 2cm) normal chest xray.High Wbc. High absolute neutropolis.High lymphocytes. Lymphoma Cancer?
Dont assume cancer: never make assumptions regarding cancer...you are right to be concerned and you should pursue further work-up...this will include a history and complete exam with possible further x-rays....the enlarged nodes could represent infection and not cancer...be prepared for biopsy to make final diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph nodes neck & chest enlarged over last year, antibiotics x4, now pain under left rib cage/ shoulder on insp, dyspnea. Ct show splenic lesions?
Biopsy: I would recommend getting a biopsy of one of the enlarged lymph nodes. Antibiotics may not help here. Further studies need to be done. Ask your physician what they are thinking... ...Read more
Cause of enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes? Chest CT clear apart from nodes. Chronic dry cough, breathless, intermittent fevers and lethargy?
Infection vs tumor: Usually enlarged mediastinal and hilar nodes can represent granulomatous infection such as tuberculosis. In southwest coccidiodomycosis, in midwest brucellosis. Sometimes depends on age and immune system of individual. Most lymphomas either Hodgkins or Nonhodgkins can produce mediastinal and hilar nodes.Should seek physician for work up and therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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