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Doctor insights on: Inflamed Lymph Nodes In Neck

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What is the normal size of lymph nodes in neck in cm?

What is the normal size of lymph nodes in neck in cm?

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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My daughter has inflamed lymph nodes in the neck and head area for a while now.did a blood test,they said its viral infection.should i be worried?

My daughter has inflamed lymph nodes in the neck and head area for a while now.did a blood test,they said its viral infection.should i be worried?

Mgt/workup: If your daughter continues to have swelling of the lymph nodes, additional testing may be needed. I would also recommend a TB screening test if this has not been completed. ...Read more

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Am on 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. What could be the cause?

Am on 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. What could be the cause?

Cervical nodes: there is no such thing as treatment for lymphadenitis. Your nodes are reacting to something. Your doctor must find out what ( infection, cancer) 5 months of "treatment" with persistent lymphadenopathy is unacceptable and suspicious for malignancy. You need to consult ENT very soon. Will likely need biopsy. ...Read more

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What do they do with inflamed lymph nodes ?

What do they do with inflamed lymph nodes ?

You might be checked: for signs of infection. Do you do self-breast exams? That is important. Take care. ...Read more

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I constantly have very inflamed lymph nodes. Could this be a sign of something serious?

I constantly have very inflamed lymph nodes. Could this be a sign of something serious?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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Coxarthrosis can lead to inflamed lymph nodes in the groin?

Coxarthrosis can lead to inflamed lymph nodes in the groin?

Don't think so: Coxarthritis is a very common type of arthritis. It usually does not cause lymphadenopathy (swelling of lymph nodes). If this persists, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Help please! could breastfeeding cause inflamed lymph nodes?

Help please! could breastfeeding cause inflamed lymph nodes?

Breast Feeding: No, if there is breast infection abscess, it can cause inflamed lymph nodes under the armpit. Nipple can become sore sometimes and get secondarily infected, sometimes the child bites (after having teeth) which can get infected causing lymph node swelling. ...Read more