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Doctor insights on: Left Subclavicular Lymph Node Painful Causes

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I'm in a panic because I can feel a very tiny movable subclavicular lymph node in my thin 5 year old? Is it leukemia?

I'm in a panic because I can feel a very tiny movable subclavicular lymph node in my thin 5 year old? Is it leukemia?

Not by itself: Subclavicular nodes are an abnormal finding that needs further evaluation to decide why it is there. Rather than jum to conclusions go have your child exsmined by your pediatrician and go from there. A single dusgnostic finding is by no means a diagnosis ...Read more

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What it's the meaning of a solid mass in a subclavicular ultrasound in reference to a lymph node?

What it's the meaning of a solid mass in a subclavicular ultrasound in reference to a lymph node?

Means not a cyst: The ultrasound was likely done to see if that area had a cyst which would be fluid-filled versus something that was solid. Lymph nodes are solid. If it is very large or is acting abnormally, the next step might be a biopsy to get some tissue. ...Read more

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What causes a painful hard preauricular lymph node?

What causes a painful hard preauricular lymph node?

Many things: 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 would cause a swollen vaginal lymph node for over a month and why is it painful?

What would cause a swollen vaginal lymph node for over a month and why is it painful?

Not normal: You should not be able to feel a painful vaginal lymph node. If you do then that is not normal and should be evaluated by an obgyn. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What could cause a painful, swollen lymph node in neck?

Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral cavity that spreads to lymph nodes they enlarge, become matted, and for the most part fix to jugular vein. Painful nodes are the sign of inflammation such as oral cavity or pharynx unassociated with tumor. Antibiotics may be necessary for control. ...Read more

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What could cause painful, swollen occipital lymph node?

What could cause painful, swollen occipital lymph node?

Check the hair: Swollen lymph nodes can result from diseases of the back half of the head & scalp. An infection or a skin cancer could be the culprit. Get to a general surgeon, ENT or dermatologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a painful, swollen cubital (i believe) lymph node? I have no injuries, abrasions, cuts, etc.

What could be the cause of a painful, swollen cubital (i believe) lymph node? I have no injuries, abrasions, cuts, etc.

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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How can u tell if an occipital lymph node is swollen? What would it feel like? What would cause it to swell on just the left side?

How can u tell if an occipital lymph node is swollen? What would it feel like? What would cause it to swell on just the left side?

Swollen Lymph Node: You can tell if a lymph node is swollen if you can feel the lymph node. Normal lymph nodes are generally not felt. If you can feel an occipital lymph node, it is enlarged. Anything that affects your upper airway, such as sinus inflammation or a recent scalp inflammation can cause a swollen occipital lymph node. Unless you are sick, give it a couple weeks to resolve. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tonsillitis cause enlarged left lymph node and if not can the weather be the cause?

Can tonsillitis cause enlarged left lymph node and if not can the weather be the cause?

Yes: Where exactly is this lymph node? Lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons. Rarely, lymph nodes may fluctuate in size with weather changes. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Hard lymph node on neck, nasuea and pain on left side of abdomen? What could be the cause?

Hard lymph node on neck, nasuea and pain on left side of abdomen? What could be the cause?

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

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What causes occipital lymph node swelling? I'm pretty sure that's what I have on the left side it's only one it's been there for about 3 months

What causes occipital lymph node swelling? I'm pretty sure that's what I have on the left side it's only one it's been there for about 3 months

Ans: The lymph nodes can become inflamed for many reSons. You may have had an infection and thus the lymph nodes become reactive. They do eventually resolve takes a while. Now considering the nodes are enlarged only on one side and you are so young best to see a doctor and get examined ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen, painful lymph node in front of the ear?

Lymph node: A swollen and painful lymph node is usually sign of an infection somewhere, like acne, scalp lesions, tonsil problems, etc. You may need antibiotics and a medical exam--see a doctor. ...Read more

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Five days ago I had red itchy skin from using duac cream for acne. I am fine now but I have an enlarged lymph node inferior to my left ear. P. Causes?

Five days ago I had red itchy skin from using duac cream for acne. I am fine now but I have an enlarged lymph node inferior to my left ear. P. Causes?

Prob. Infection: True true and unrelated. We all have lymph nodes throughout our bodies. Far and away the most common reason that they swell is that you have an infection in that area of your body-I.e. your skin,ear,throat,arm,etc. nearby. Sometimes viral, sometimes bacterial, rarely fungal. If you're basically healthy you'll heal yourself. Otherwise see your doc. If get more nodes could be nasty. ...Read more

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Hard lymph node in left armpit painful and tender had it for three days?

Hard lymph node in left armpit painful and tender had it for three days?

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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Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more