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I Have Many Swollen Neck Lymph Nodes Should I Do Something Or Wait A Wk Or 2
Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?
Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your PCP: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck could mean a few different things, but most often it means your body is fighting an infection. See your primary care physician to get a true diagnosis and next steps for possible treatment. Feel better! ...Read more
Infection to tumor: The dx of swollen lymph nodes in neck depends on size, location and symptoms of pain. In upper neck 2 nodes can represent spread of throat infection to ear, spread from parotid gland. In mid neck tumor can arise from metastatic thyroid and in supraclavicular fossa , an upward spread from lungs. Biopsy if persistent or enlarging can show lymphoma, infection or tumor metastatic tumor. ...Read more
I have two swollen lymph nodes at the back of my neck but can be felt only when i touch them, should I be concerned?
Yes.: Should be concerned , if they are not associated with any infections , and persist for more than 2 weeks, also growing. See your doctor. ...Read more
Can I have one or two swollen lymph nodes in my neck(one side) for 10 months and be still healthy? Can have them for no.Reson?
Yes: The nodes will not be swollen for no reason, but the reason isn't necessarily a problem with your health. Lymph nodes increase in size when the immune system is fighting something, like an infections or injury. Having said that, big or painful lymph nodes that don't shrink back down should be evaluated. In your age group, lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes, is a rare but real possibility.Hyj/k. ...Read more
I have multiple swollen lymph nodes on the left side of my neck in the suncavicular area. It's been two months and they are hard and rubbery. Thoughts?
Evaluation: 2 months of lymph node swelling should be evaluated. It may not be cancer, but you may have some other chronic condition that needs evaluation -- ear issues, sinusitis, clogged salivary glands, etc. Lymphoma is relatively common in 20 year olds as well and might be considered. ...Read more
I have two swollen lymph nodes on my upper neck, and between them near my ear a painful area. It constantly hurts, what could this be?
Below: It is impossible to give you an accurate DX and reassurance without an exam. ...Read more
Feels like two permanently swollen lymph nodes, just on left side of neck. One under jaw, other lower down neck. No pain, but always there. Reasons?
Cervical Lymph Nodes: Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nodes in the neck may be reacting to infections drainage from the head and neck including mononucleosis, &HIV disease. Lymphomas may present with non tender lymph node enlargement. Consider a head and neck exam and maybe antibiotics and needle biopsy. ...Read more
I have two small swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck under the jaw. They feel somewhat connected but small. Is this normal? Can sorta move each
Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually will swell secondary to some type of infection or allergy. I expect your problem should be short lived. However some lymph nodes will swell and remain palpable. This is usually not a concern. However, if they become big or spongy that can be a sine of lymphoma. Get checked! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two swollen lymph nodes on back of neck at night swell during the day they shrink some on right side under arm is sore but no knot please help?
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes swell and fluctuate usually due to the inflammatory reaction of infection. Cancer at your age would be unusual, but not impossible. If it persists beyond a month, you should see someone who can evaluate it with a needle aspiration bx or similar diagnostic procedure. ...Read more
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