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How to treat a swollen lymphnote in your ax?

How to treat a swollen lymphnote in your ax?

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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Is it common for a fungus infection (ringwarm) to cause your groin lymph nodes to swell? Went to the doctor he prescribed me a steroid (predisone)

Is it common for a fungus infection (ringwarm) to cause your groin lymph nodes to swell? Went to the doctor he prescribed me a steroid (predisone)

Fungous infection: If the fungous infection has been on your feet for a long time, it can spread to the lymph nodes in your groin. You probably would need an oral ringworm medication if it is a ringworm. For other infections in the groin, like a bacterial infection, an antibiotic would be indicated. A dermatologist might be the one to consult with. ...Read more

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Please how can one differentiate between a normal and swollen lymph node of the neck, armpit and groin. How is this treated?

Please how can one differentiate between a normal and swollen lymph node of the neck, armpit and groin. How is this treated?

Simple answer: 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 can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

Try this: Take some anti-inflammatory meds- Ibuprofen (if no allergies), hopefully may shrink it a bit. If it gets bigger and spreading, go see your dr. ...Read more

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How can i get my dr to listen to my concerns about more swollen lymph nodes in neck and crease of arm? What tests should i ask for?

How can i get my dr to listen to my concerns about more swollen lymph nodes in neck and crease of arm? What tests should i ask for?

Exam: You should get a complete exam to include a CBC, sed rate and CMP for starters. If your physician is not addressing your concerns- get a second opinion. ...Read more

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How common is it to be able to feel a lymph node in your neck?

How common is it to be able to feel a lymph node in your neck?

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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Is it normal to have a swollen lymph node on the groin area for over 6 months the lymph node is not to big according to my doctor?

Is it normal to have a swollen lymph node on the groin area for over 6 months the lymph node is not to big according to my doctor?

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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What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit?  And how to treat it?

Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run some tests to determine the cause before it can be treated.... ...Read more

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How can I find a doctor in ny, to treat my cavernous lymphangioma?

How can I find a doctor in ny, to treat my cavernous lymphangioma?

I can treat this: I specialize in treating all types of vascular birthmarks and malformations. My office is in mid-town manhattan. Please call my office for an appointment: 212-957-6933. I accept most insurances as well. ...Read more

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Firm lymph node on neck below ear and dr said i need to get a biopsy and that ultrasound wouldn't help. why? said location is difficult to evaluate. ?

Firm lymph node on neck below ear and dr said i need to get a biopsy and that ultrasound wouldn't help. why? said location is difficult to evaluate. ?

Neck mass: Neck masses often need biopsy for complete evaluation. Most of the ties they are not a cause of alarm, but sometimes other more important illness can be diagnosed by it. Get your needle biopsy with your physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have enlarged lymph node in the middle of my upper arm have biopsy appt can't find any info for lymph in that area how common is this what to expect?

I have enlarged lymph node in the middle of my upper arm have biopsy appt can't find any info for lymph in that area how common is this what to expect?

Epitrochlear Lymph n: There is one small station of Lymph nodes near the mid arm area, called Epitrochlear lymph nodes. In some diseases these lymph nodes can be involved like in Melanoma ...Read more

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How can you tell if its a swollen sweat gland or lymp node under arm? Its tender and swollen. How do you tell what it is?

How can you tell if its a swollen sweat gland or lymp node under arm? Its tender and swollen. How do you tell what it is?

Hard to distinguish: It could be a cyst or a swollen node. May need medical assessment to distinguish the two. ...Read more

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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes lymphedema and is it due to the lose of lymphnodes?

Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes lymphedema and is it due to the lose of lymphnodes?

Lymphatic blockage: I suspect you have had axillary lymph node dissection. Removal of the lymph nodes in the axilla (armpit) can sometimes result in blockage of the lymph channels and swelling of the upper extremity called lymphedema. Any other condition that can cause blockage of the lymph fluid may cause lymphedema such as radiation treatment or tumors of the lymph nodes, etc... There are treatments available. ...Read more

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What type of doctor would i need to see in order to check out an enlarged lymph node in the groin?

General Surgeon: Nothing wrong with seeing your primary care doctor to put them on same page and get their impression. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get enlarged lymph nodes in left side of your nose?

Is it possible for you to get enlarged lymph nodes in left side of your nose?

No, but yes polyps!: There are lymph nodes associated with the nose, but not in a place where you can see them. If you are seeing what look like lymph nodes in your nose, these are nasal polyps. You can sometimes see them if you look up your nostril. They are caused by chronic allergies and inflammation. ...Read more

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How is a biopsy done on a lump in your back, how painful, risks, would I have to be put to sleep like for surgery? How long for results?

How is a biopsy done on a lump in your back, how painful, risks, would I have to be put to sleep like for surgery? How long for results?

See a dermatologist: First see a skin dr to determine if you truly need a biopsy or something else. Biopsies of skin lesions on the back are usually quick ; painless. Local Lidocaine anesthetic is very effective. No sedation is needed. Depending on how it is done, a microscopic diagnosis is made in an hour or 2 days later. Depending on what you have ; how it is done, you may, or may not have stitches. You will not nee. ...Read more

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How long would it take a lymph node in my pelvic area to go away?

How long would it take a lymph node in my pelvic area to go away?

It depend on the: Reason why the lymph node, if it is infection, it take a week or two, if something else it depend what is it. ...Read more

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How is lymphnodes in your arm diagnosed?

How is lymphnodes in your arm diagnosed?

Lymphnode: Could you clarify. Do you have pain, swelling in your arm and you think it is a lymph node? ...Read more