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Inferior Deep Cervical Lymph Nodes Swollen
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Cervical lymph nodes swollen for a year. Send rate elevated at 28 but Cbc was normal. Should I worry about lymphoma? Took antibiotics with no help.
Lymphadenopathy: A year is a long time to have enlarged lymph Nodes and given your Hashimotos, it is possibly an autoimmune lymphadenopathy. You may need to set an oncology consult to properly Evaluate, perhaps even a diagnostic biopsy tissue examined by a hematopathologist to rule out a chronic type or indolent lymphoma. Check out chapters in our book, Nonneoplastic hematopathology .. For more info. Take care. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Cervical lymph nodes swollen and sore to touch for 3yrs with and without infc. Came first with strep throat at age 19 to which antibiotics eased them. They never really went away and continued to grow. Had an U/S.Tested and told I "had" mono but currently
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
It is possible for a common person to seek and find their cervical lymph nodes although not swollen?
Yes: Everyone has cervical lymph nodes, which are normally the size and shape of small beans, less than 1 centimeter, smaller than a dime. If they are growing, if there are large numbers of them, or if they hurt, one can have a primary care doctor examine the nodes. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have bilateral swollen cervical lymph nodes found on my cervical MRI, does this mean I may have cancer somewhere?
Possible but...: Probably not. There are many causes of enlarged lymph nodes. Usually when they are incidentally discovered they are benign inflammatory/reactive lymph nodes, but yes, lymphoma or metastatic disease can cause enlarged lymph nodes as well. Follow up with your doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Non tender, painless, hard, multiple, larger than 1.6 CM swollen cervical lymph nodes for 2.5 years. Most likely cancerous in terms of probability?
Doctor said he wasn't worried about swollen painless cervical lymph nodes because they were hard to detect. No signs of infection, should I be worried?
No, trust your MD: We all have lymph nodes and if your MD is not worried you likely dont need to be. If you feel that you have continued concerns make an appointment with your MD and address those concerns. Otherwise, you need to see someone and provide a much more detailed history than space will allow here. We need to know alot about a patient to make a diagnosis. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Swollen cervical lymph nodes for 5 month now havnt shrunk or grew normal CBC doctors not worried does it mean cancer?
Not likely: Lymph nodes in the neck enlarge for lots of reasons. Often it's infection, sometimes immunizations. If they're small (< 1/2") they may just be scarred from a previous infection. Cancer may grow slowly , but typically if they were cancerous nodes they would have clearly enlarged over 5 months with no treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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