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Can cured lymp node TB relapse during pregnancy & spread to the fetus?

TB Relapse: While TB may relapse during pregnancy, like other chronic conditions during pregnancy, treated node TB, caused by Atypical mycobacteria than pulmonary TB caused by mycobacteria, more invasive form, is less likely to relapse if fully treated.
Transmission of even mycobacteriam TB from infected mother to fetus is rare and associated with other concomitant factors that lower maternal immunity. ...Read more

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Can cured lymp node TB (koch's lympadentitis) cause infertility? Will it relapse during pregancy& will fetus get infected with TB even after treatment

Can cured lymp node TB (koch's lympadentitis) cause infertility? Will it relapse during pregancy& will fetus get infected with TB even after treatment

Not really: lymphadenitis after treatment should not cause infertility if ovaries and tubes are not affected by tuberculosis
after successful treatment you may have a normal pregnancy and normal baby ...Read more

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Is lymph node tuberculosis contagious? And is it hard to cure?

Scrofula: Scrofula, or TB lymphadenitis, is not contagious. However, anyone with this diagnosis should also have additional medical workup to be sure there is no pulmonary TB (infection in the lungs) which is contagious. TB lymphadenitis is quite treatable, but it is important that tissue from the lymph nodes is sent for culture and susceptibility testing to be sure standard treatment is appropriate. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for left mid lung calcification/lymph node? Please be specific. Thanks!

Is there a cure for left mid lung calcification/lymph node? Please be specific. Thanks!

Depends on cause: Without knowing the cause of the calcific lesions and adenopathy it is impossible to predict whether therapy is even necessary to say nothing about whether it would be effective. Good luck - go discuss this with the pulmonary specialist seeing you. ...Read more

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My dad was diagnosed with esophagus cancer. he had a pet scan and they found liver and lymph node cancer. said forth stage. can this be cured?

My dad was diagnosed with esophagus cancer. he had a pet scan and they found liver and lymph node cancer. said forth stage. can this be cured?

Doubtful I am sorry: Stage 4 Esophageal cancer has an extremely low 5 year survival rate and cures are typically not seen. Please make sure your father is being treated at an experienced cancer center where clinical trials are present. There are treatments for pain and swallowing problems. At an experienced cancer center there are treatments that can make your father comfortable. Enjoy the time you have with your dad ...Read more

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Is there a cure for left mid lung calcification/ lymph node? Is there someway it can be healed? Maybe a certain type of food or drinks to clear it?

Depends: A calcified node is not a disease, it is a radiologic finding resulting from a wide variety of situations and events. Often represents scar tissue and as such it never goes away but it may be due to an active disease. The doctor who ordered the test needs to go over the implications of this finding with you. Best to you. ...Read more

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Tb lymphadenitis can cause infertility in a 20 year old girl? Cured & lymph node swelling regressed. What are the chances of successful pregnancy?

Tb lymphadenitis can cause infertility in a 20 year old girl? Cured & lymph node swelling regressed. What are the chances of successful pregnancy?

Good Chance: Genital TB can cause infertility, not TB lymphadenitis. If it was cured and treated properly there should be no effect on your fertility. ...Read more

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I have tonsillitis and infection in my throat. Lymph node swelling also. Am i dying? ? How this can be cured? ?

I have tonsillitis and infection in my throat. Lymph node swelling also. Am i dying? ? How this can be cured? ?

See below: Symptoms could either be viral or bacterial. Suggest getting throat culture and/or rapid strep test.Viral infection will resolve without antibiotics so treat symptoms. Bacterial infection treated with antibiotics and managing symptoms.Highly unlikely you're dying but can happen with rampant infection like necrotizing fasciitis, septic jugular vein thrombophlebitis from fusobacterium, neck abscess. ...Read more

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Is there ANY safe antibiotics nursing moms can take to cure Mycoplasma? Have bad throat pain & neck lymph node I want to cure & get rid of this! Help

Is there ANY safe antibiotics nursing moms can take to cure Mycoplasma? Have bad throat pain & neck lymph node I want to cure & get rid of this! Help

Doubt mycoplasma: Mycoplasma pneumoniae causes respiratory infections, but it's not a common cause of sore throat or inflamed nodes in the neck. This sounds more like a garden variety viral infection, and no antibiotic will help. Or maybe strep throat? Check with your doctor: if s/he believes M pneumoniae or strep is likely, then azithromycin would be effective and is safe for nursing babies. ...Read more

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My father has metastatic melanoma, 1 lymph node involvement. Pet scan and CT scan shows no other metastasis at this time. Does this mean he is cured?

My father has metastatic melanoma, 1 lymph node involvement. Pet scan and CT scan shows no other metastasis at this time.  Does this mean he is cured?

Melanoma...: Melanoma is a very tricky disease and must be followed closely. It can metastasize to odd places. It is good news that only 1 lymph node is seen on pet/ct rather than many lymph nodes but one should note that micrometastases or very small lesions may be below the resolution of pet imaging. ...Read more

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Lipoma on us vs lymp node on us?

Lipoma on us vs lymp node on us?

? Question: Are you asking how to tell the difference? Or are these results u were given by an md? Was this a breast or underarm ultrasound? Lipomas look like your normal fat but balled up in a lump, sometimes a very thin capsule is seen. Lymph nodes will often appear more dense and show blood flow on special ultrasounds. Both of these are usually benign. What is it u are ultrasounding? ...Read more

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What causes tender swollen lymp node?

What causes tender swollen lymp node?

Several things: Lymph nodes are a site of inflammatory response and immune reaction. Swollen, tender lymph nodes are a common response to bacterial or viral infection. Lymph nodes can also enlarge and become tender in certain autoimmune diseases. Lymphoma is a type of tumor that develops in lymph nodes and finally certain types of cancer will "drain" cells into a lymph nodes and spread to those nodes. ...Read more

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Can you pop a lymph node?

Can you pop a lymph node?

Not poppable: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What are the normal lymph node sizes?

What are the normal lymph node sizes?

What is "Normal": Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They come in all sizes from pea to lima bean. The are not usually easily felt. ...Read more

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What does the aortocaval lymph node do?

What does the aortocaval lymph node do?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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How serious are lymph node enlargements?

How serious are lymph node enlargements?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What does a normal lymph node feel like?

What does a normal lymph node feel like?

Can't feel normal 1: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Can i pop a lymph node outside the body?

Lymph Nodes: There are no lymph nodes outside the body. They are also not air filled cysts but are dense tissue that is not 'poppable'. ...Read more

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What could cause a lymph node to enlarge?

What could cause a lymph node to enlarge?

Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease.

I am sure there are other possibilities but off the top of my head these seem to be the most common. ...Read more

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Hard moveable 1 CM lymph node what is it?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Have a lymph node but why it did not hurt?

Have a lymph node but why it did not hurt?

Lymph node: We all have lymph nodes. They can swell in response to inflammation or infection. Swollen nodes may or may not be uncomfortable with pressure. If you have chronically enlarged nodes that would warrant evaluation. ...Read more

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How to determine if my lymph node is hard?

Function/condition: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge/hard in response to the inflammation created when they react. ...Read more

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Can a lymph node feel spongy when pressed?

Can a lymph node feel spongy when pressed?

Lymph node.: Lymph nodes can feel spongy, which usually suggests that they're benign. On occasion they are rock-hard, like a little pebble, a quality which may suggest that they're more concerning medically-speaking. ...Read more

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Should lymph node margins be sharply defined?

Should lymph node margins be sharply defined?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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At what rate does a lymph node become hardened?

At what rate does a lymph node become hardened?

Maybe never: Lymph nodes may never harden. If they do, they need immediate evaluation as the risk of tumor in these nodes is increased. ...Read more