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Left Subclavicular Lymph Node Painful Causes
No: This needs to be checked out. Call your pediatrician Monday for an exam. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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
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