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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Please how can one differentiate between a normal and swollen lymph node of the neck, armpit and groin. How is this treated?
I think I have a swollen lymph node in my neck. It is really sore. I haven't really felt sick. It is really sore. How do I treat it?
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more
My dad is having an excisional bx= swollen neck lymph node should we move forward with symptoms or can it be treated by oncologist with chemo, rad, or meds?
I have a swollen lymph node under my arm from an infection i'm being treated for... And i keep pushing on it to feel it. Will that cause sepsis?
Family practice : You seem pretty knowledgeable for an 18 yo. Pressing on the lymph node lightly should not cause any harm. Sometimes pressing on boils or pimples will cause further injury but you are being treated with antibiotics so shouldn't be a problem. Always check with your dr if swelling persists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen occipital lymph node (2nd time in 2 mos) and itchy, bumpy scalp. Treated with anti-fungal shampoo and diflucan (fluconazole). Still there, help?
See derm: If this has been recurrent and there has been no response to anti-fungal treatment, it's time to consult a dermatologist. ...Read more
I was diagnosed and treated for HPV related oral cancer a year ago. Last couple of days I have a swollen lymph node in my armpit. I am trying to setup an appointment with my ENT Surgeon next week. I thought it wasn't normal for HPV type cancers to sprea
I've had a growth on the back of my right tonsil for over a month. I have no pain or fever. Right side of my throat is swollen & right lymph node as welll. Negative strep by pcp who refuses to treat. Should I see an ENT or a dentist to check it out?
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