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If Chest Lymph Nodes Swollen Is It Hard To Breathe
Normal chest X-ray & abdominal/pelivic CT scan, but positive TB skin test? I have low grade fevers, extreme fatigue & swollen lymph nodes. Tb?
I had septoplasty surgery in Oct 2014 which straighten my deviated septum &reduced my turbinates. It's May 2015 &my nose is swollen again, making it hard to breathe &causing mid chest discomfort with a little dry cough, what can I do?
Consult: an allergist since the problem is recurring and you could be tested for what you're allergic to and treated with effective medicines. Get well. ...Read more
Potentially: Lymph nodes in the neck can make it hard to swallow or breath if severely enlarged. The tonsils are lymphatic tissue in the throat that are a cause of sleep apnea. The are also lymph nodes around the trachea than can caress the airways within the chest causing shortness of breath. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You need a medical e: A medical examination is advised in order to find out the cause of enlarged nodes. It can be due to an infection or cancer. Your doctor can tell the cause and guide you as to what is best next step. It may require a biopsy unless it is due to infection for which antibiotics may be indicated. ...Read more
My lyphnodes are swollen but only on one side and at the base of my neck and are painful and I feel like I have a lump in my throat, hard to breathe?
It depends on size: Unless these nodes are large(more than 2cm) you do not need to worry. But many diseases affect lymph nodes. Some of the considerations include infections(tb, sarcoid, fungal infections), lymph gland cancers like lymphomas or cancer spread from the lungs or elsewhere in the body. But i would not worry unless they are large enough as the radiologists often over read them anytime they are >0.5cm. ...Read more
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
I have three swollen lymph nodes on my left inner thigh. They have been there april of 2011. I have chest pain and get sick about 4 times a month?
I'm always tired, have chest pains, out of breath easily, severe dizziness, and lymph nodes seem to be out. Doctors can't find anything wrong tho :/?
What's been tested?: If you were my patient I would get blood work - CBC, CMP, lyme test, ESR. I would have you see a cardiologist first. If cardiac is normal, then a pulmonary specialist. If lungs are normal, then an ENT. There is a cause for your symptoms so don't give up on trying to find it. Eat sensibly - small high protein meals every 3-4 hours. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lung tumor: Chest or mediastinal lymph nodes associated with a lesion in the lung most often represent metastasis from a lung primary. This can further be defined by mediastinoscopy and lymph node biopsy or if in the proper position, thoracoscopy removing the lung nodule. A PET/CAT before any procedure will tell whether the nodes are malignant as whether the lung lesion is malignant. ...Read more
Mild pain in bones of chest and under nipple, no swollen thing was found. What can cause this?
I have some lymph nodes 1side of neck under 1cm.
The lymph node isn't: -a Sentinel not for breast cancer axillary nodes R. As long as your breast xam is normal, the pain can B from underlying costochondral junction pain. This would B sore 2 deep palpation on the bone as U describe. Can B from unrealized trauma which can B mild. NSAIDS if you can take them. Also not many males have Md breast xams so go 2 a surgeon for evaluation for peace of mind. ...Read more
My father has a swollen 4 to 5 cm mass in his chest, it is a soft mass, what can be the cause of this? He also has swollen lymph nodes in his neck.
Lymphadenopathy: Yes, they can if abnormally enlarged called hilar lymphadenopathy. ...Read more
Chest pain with deep breath. Enlargd rght neck lymph node. Gingvitis. Fever 37, xrays ok, blood tests ok. Swollen bone right chest. I work o heavy load?
Why the concern?: Chest pain on deep inspiration only is almost certainly chest wall pain and is no concern. All young men have at least one enlarged neck lymph node. A temperature of 37c isn't a fever. Different people have different-shaped bones on their chests. Your dentist can advise you about your gum disease; i'd urge you simply to be grateful for good health and to continue enjoying your youth. ...Read more
Hi I've been having chest pains. Had a CT scan done and they found i had two swollen lymph nodes. I have no other symptoms becides the chest pain.?
Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have. Please repost a more specific question or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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