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Is It Safe For A Lymph Node Swelling To Not Go Down
4 weeks: Talk with your doc if your lymph nodes have been swollen for more than 3-4 weeks or if they're getting larger or more painful. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
X ray of chest come back clear, lymph node swelling gone down but are still large but doctor still does not want to rule out lymphoma?
Need more info: Not enough information to answer your question. Many people have enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or groin, usually less than 1 cm, that are not malignant, but should be examined carefully, measured a few times, and biopsied if worrisome or enlarging. If your lymph nodes are very numerous or elsewhere, talk to doctor. Other blood tests could help find cause. ...Read more
Causes for left unilateral occipital lymph node swelling?Was big.Pcp gav sepra for 20 days but never went down all the way.Ben there 9 weeks.Ct showed 7mmx9mm node.Painful in area.Concern for cancer?
What serious conditions would result in a lymph node swelling only on one side under jaw same side 3 weeks ago infected tooth was removed still swolle?
Nothing serious: Swollen lymph nodes under the jaw or in the neck can certainly be normal in many cases for a 3-4 weeks after having dental surgery or infected tooth extraction. It wouldn't be bad idea to ask your dentist, but it's probably just your body's response to the surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i be concerned if a lymph node swelling behind my left ear persists long after an ear infection clears up?
A little: A lymph node swelling is usually a sign of infection. Generally it goes back down after the infection is resolved. If you have a lymph node behind your ear (posterior auricular node) that is enlarged, it is worth checking out with a doctor. It might be a sign of a residual infection in or near the ear, or could be a sign of a lymph node disorder. Please see your regular general practitioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can lymph node swelling and pain in lower front part of neck, both sides, come and go throughout day or is there something else going on?
Not really: Lymph node swelling can not go away in one day..So it has to be something else. You should go and show it to your pcp and find out if there is anything visible or palpable in your neck. If it is real he/she will be able to detect it, verify it and treat the problem. ...Read more
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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