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Inflamed Lymph Nodes In Neck
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
Hi Dr, my left cheek is feeling almost numb, appear to have inflamed lymph nodes in neck and around ear.
I had nasal wart removal 4 months ago still having post nasal drip and voice issues could this be CSF + have 2 inflamed lymph nodes in upper back neck?
CSF Leak: Leaks such as those are usually deadly within hours. Contact your physician for other options. ...Read more
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?
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
Swelling in left neck & above clavicle, fatigue, pain/aches, CT scan shows inflamed lymph nodes and lungs pushing down diaphragm. Recent MRSA exposure?
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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