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Left Neck Lymph Node Pain
Should I be concerned about a sharp pain around my left neck lymph node that is not allowing me to turn my head?
Yes: Most likely coming from an infection in your mouth or throat. But yes be concerned and if not promptly improving with conservative measures get it checked out. ...Read more
What would cause severe sense of panic, nervousness, and fear as well as joint pain, and chronic swollen left neck lymph node; teen onsetting?
See below: These symptoms are probably due to different things. In addition to seeing specialists, you need a good primary care provider who can help coordinate your care and help sort through your symptoms. ...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. 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 to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more
Had a peritonsil abcess on left side, swollen left neck lymph node, now a rash on the lft side of face and left side inner thigh... what can this be?
Rash: 30 year old gentleman with a past medical history of a peritonsillar abscess with lymphadenopathy now presents with a rash on left side of face and left side inner thigh. The differential diagnosis of rashes is very large. Visit your MD. If you were treated with antibiotics please call the MD who treated you and tell him about your rash. Good luck. ...Read more
Something on the left side of my neck right about where my lymph node is feels like it gets caught and causes severe pain. Should i be concerned?
Question unclear: It is difficult to picture what you are talking about. Suggest you see a doctor and show this to them. It probably will go away on its own, but if continues, definitely see somebody. Concern is minimal, but varies from person to person. Good luck and hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
On left side of lower neck, a small nodule under skin (lymph node?), it is soft, same size. Not protruding. No pain. Any way of knowing what it is?
Sounds like: lymph node, but it could be something else. IF it is truly a lymph node, lF is less than 1 cm, and IF it is not enlarging, it is probably nothing. But that is a lot of IFs. Best to show it to your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain in the left corner of my jaw (it pops), part of my neck under it that goes away after a few minutes. TMJ? Lymph node?
Could be TMJ: Those symptoms could certainly indicate a TMJ problem. Visit my webpage on TMJ for more comprehensive explanation here.......http://www.laserdentistbaltimore.com/tmj-therapy/ ...Read more
Get it checked: Small swollen lymph nodes and GI symptoms could be related to virus such as cold, flu, or gastroenteritis (although this does not usually cause swollen lymph nodes). If a lymph node feels hard, fixed in place, and does not go away within a week, it should be checked by a doctor to make sure it is not something more serious. ...Read more
I have has a swollen lymph node in left side of neck for 9 months. Now in the last 2 weeks 7 more have for swollen same side no pain not sick at all ?
Need to see DR: You need to seen by your DR in the near future. What you are describing needs immediate evaluation to make a DX. You need a full exam, and probably will need a BX of one of the nodes to make a DX Even though you are feeling fine, and not "sick"--you need to be seen. Please call and make your apt today. ...Read more
Pain in neck just left of Adams Apple, hurt for 3-4 days, went away. Am concerned it was lymph node. How to tell if lymph, and what to do for followup?
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