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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

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Need doctor's help! will inflammation from rmj cause pain in lymph nodes?

Need doctor's help! will inflammation from rmj cause pain in lymph nodes?

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

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What is a nasal drip and can it cause inflammed tonssils and lymph nodes and what i could do about it allergy to dust?

What is a nasal drip and can it cause inflammed tonssils and lymph nodes and what i could do about it allergy to dust?

No: Postnasal drips do not cause inflamed tonsils or enlarged lymph nodes . If you have both of these symptoms, you are likely suffering from a cold. As for allergy to dust, consider getting mite-proof encasing to cover the box spring, mattress, and pillows. Allergy shots may be needed if your symptoms are not easily controlled by medications such as antihistamine +/- a decongestant. ...Read more

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I have painful lymph nodes and fever over 1 year, this started after sex with known girl, hiv negative; now my wife also same symptoms, help me??

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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I have painful lymph nodes and fever over 1 year, this started after sex with known girl, hiv negative; now my wife also same symptoms, help me??

See infectious disea: You need to consult an infectious disease specialist ASAP since it appears that you may be transmitting a potentially serious disease to your wife . Whether you contracted it from your "known girl" or not is another issue. ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel pain in the lymph glands without inflammation?

Is it possible to feel pain in the lymph glands without inflammation?

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. A lymph node "tastes" 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 enlarges in response when they react. Pain may be present. ...Read more

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What is a nasal drip and can it cause tonssil and lymph node inflammation?

What is  a nasal drip and can it cause tonssil and lymph node inflammation?

Post Nasal Drip: Post nasal drip is a term used to describe nasal discharge that goes to the back of your throat. Might be due to allergic rhinitis or upper respiatory infection. It commonly causes chronic coughing. ...Read more

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Excised lymph node mis. pos. markers: cd45=100, cd38=73, FMC7=7. DR only said inflammation. Can these results guide as to what kind of inflammation?

Excised lymph node mis. pos. markers: cd45=100, cd38=73, FMC7=7. DR only said inflammation. Can these results guide as to what kind of inflammation?

No: These results cannot guide as to what caused the inflammation. The most common cause would be from a past or current viral infection leaving you with a reactive lymph node. Other causes could be a past or current bacterial or fungal infection, from autoimmune disease, and from drugs or medication. It sounds like your doc is saying that it isn't from cancer and other misc diseases like sarcoidosis. ...Read more