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Leg Lymph Nodes Locations
What are the superficial lymph nodes of the leg? I'm doing this for a report and I really need professional help.
nodes of leg. The lyphatic system gets rid of the toxins or sludge in the body. Some lymph glands are deep and some are on the surface, superficial. They are throughout the body. Just do an internet search and you will find a diagram that you can attach to your report. Here's a link
https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=superficial+lymph+nodes+leg&type=default&hspart=frontier&hsimp=yhs-frontier1&type=frontier-cobrand%2Fdefault ...Read more
All around: 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
Bite reaction: This is a significant reaction. Not common but happens. May indicate associated infection. If persists get checked. ...Read more
Are there lymph nodes on the back of your leg. I have one on the back of my leg by my knee and it moves and does not hurt should I get it checked
Baker's cyst: Your description could be many things but sounds like a baker's cyst. Go see your regular doctor. ...Read more
Hi. I have enlarged and severely painful lymph nodes to the right of my groin but also pain from lymph nodes down my whole leg. My Q is why down leg?
I was scratching around my groin area by my leg and now my skin hurts and has gotten hard. The area is red could it deal with my lymph nodes.Worried?
Cellulitis of groin: It sounds like you have classical symptoms for cellulitis - a skin injury, followed by redness, pain and induration (hardness of the skin). You should show this to a doctor, because depending on how bad it is -you may well need treatment. I'd slather it in bacitracin now and call your doc to be seen. The lymph nodes might need to respond if it's bad enough (they are garrisons of the immune system) ...Read more
Can my kid 1.9 months old skip radiation if tumor is all removed from his leg with clear margin and free lymph nodes?
Radiation: While everything looks grossly normal, you cannot know what is going on at a microscopic level therefore, it would be to your child's advantage to undergo radiation ...Read more
I first got swollen lymph nodes where my leg ends and my body begins only on the right side later also left. Happens often than goes away in 2 weeks?
Time to see your doc: You need to see your doctor for further evaluation and rearing. Need to have your blood work done. ...Read more
The lymph nodes in the on the back of my knee and the area is very swollen both legs. What can this mean?
Infection????: I would recommend you see your medical doctor and have them evaluated. Make sure it is the lymph nodes for starters. The lymph nodes are your bodies filters. Something is causing them to swell, you need to find out why. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel inguinal lymph nodes in thin 2 yo? Also he has a red bumpy rash in the crease of leg that extends a little down the leg. Ideas?
Rash: The rash in the crease of his leg is eczema. Theinguinal nodes are present because of low grade infection from scratchingeczema. ...Read more
Male-32, MRI of lower legs, results:similar to the contralateral rt side, there is a few subcentimeter lymph nodes in the lt inguinal region.?
Lymph nodes: When looking at lymph nodes with ct or MRI we look at size and number. Sometimes they are too big, or there are too many. Without knowing your history it is difficult to determine what is going on. It could just be the way you are, due to local inflammation, or many other things. ...Read more
Cause of solid enlarging lymph nodes in groin area (crease of upper legs), hard like stones, non-tender, many on both sides, enlarging for a month now?
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodal enlargement could be from reactive enlargement form infection/inflammation in the near by structures or infection/inflammation in itself, growth in the lymph gland like in lymphoma or spread of cancer from other sites, have it examined by a physician and may even need a biopsy for the diagnosis. ...Read more
I have had back and leg pain for over a year i was told I have enlarged lymph nodes i'm losing weight and my pain is spreading to my neck shoulder wha?
Second opinion: Do not know who you have been seeing or what the assessment has been, but what you describe suggests a possible need for a second opinion. Would suggest a general internist with guidance to specialists if required. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes swell and fluctuate usually due to the inflammatory reaction of infection. Pain also usually means infection and not cancer. If bacterial in origin, then antibiotics may help. If it persists beyond a month, you should see someone who can evaluate it with a needle aspiration bx or similar diagnostic procedure. ...Read more
Can celluitis one time damage lymph nodes and cause lymphedema of scrotum and left leg months after i'm 18 yrs old ?
I have multiple mosquito bites on my legs arm feet and back neck area. Are my lymph nodes in my neck a result from the mosquito bites and why?
Mosquito Bites: Many of mosquito saliva proteins can cause immune reactions, including allergic reactions. Typically, however, most people have a variety of reactions to mosquito bites, and the symptoms change over time, depending on the amount of bites a person received. These reactions can include both immediate and delayed swelling and itching around the bite area and even swollen lymph node, infection also. ...Read more
I've had enlarged lymph nodes in the crease of my legs both sides for over a year, doctors took blood tests but no biopsy, should I ask for one?
Leave them alone: Most young people have some palpable groin lymph nodes. If they're not growing much over a year, the odds of your finding something that needs treatment on biopsy are basically zero. I trust you otherwise feel well. ...Read more
There is a sore pea sized bump under my skin just to the left of my testicles in the crease where your leg meets your body. Are lymph nodes here?
Yes: There are lymph nodes there and they can be felt as you describe. Warm, red, tender or hot may deserve medical attention. Otherwise, they are doing their job of draining infections from the body. No need to be alarmed. Best of health to yuo ...Read more
3 swelling soft painless lymph nodes in neck (about 0.5cm)
And there is pea sized lump near lateral malleolus in two legs
I'm scared of lymphoma
Always possible: Lymphomas begin a small enlargement of regional lymphn node unassociated with adjacent infection or previous regional malignancy. If they remain unchanged in size or number then they can be watched. If increasing in size or number then bx needed. The lymphoma when low grade can remain in a dormant like state for many months and then eventually change patterns when bx should be carried out. ...Read more
I have enlarged lymph nodes in my groin and throughout the day I get a feeling like ice water dripping on my leg. Should I see my doctor about this?
Enlarged lymphs node: Is this diagnosis from your doctor? Yes, please see your doc. He/she will diagnose and treat as needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What could cause constant pain in the inguinal region and tenderness around the lymph nodes, along with a burning sensation midway down the right leg?
Several things: Burning is usually a sign of local inflammation of tissues or pain resulting from nerve injury/inflammation.Causes of all your symptoms could include infection (could be serious), inflammation of peripheral nerves (ex. femoral, genitofemoral, obturator, saphenous), blood vessel inflammation/infection, etc. Serious enough, esp. w/fever, to warrant visit to dr. ASAP. ...Read more
Severely painful pulsating mass just above belly button. Very painful pack of lymph nodes at right thigh/leg line that travels down my leg. Ty.
2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?
What is it? I have skin rash (quality: itchy, bumpy) , enlarged lymph nodes. sore on my leg that began itching as it healed, itchy rash all over body
I found a rock hard lump behind my ear today. It doesn't hurt, or itch. I have had a few swollen lymph nodes around my arms and legs lately. Related?
Go to your Doctor: Hard lymph nodes are suspect. They should be checked by your doctor who may consider a biopsy and run other tests to find out the cause. watch and see if the lymph nodes/or the hard mass is growing in size which makes them suspect for a more serious condition than otherwise. ...Read more
My eczema has worsened & spread to my hands, arms, nipples, and legs. Oozes clear fluid. I have swollen lymph nodes & weeping eyes. What do you rec?
Time to see your Doc: If this is "just" your eczema, it sounds like it is not responding to current Rx, and you may require more intensive Rx (such as systemic (oral or injected) steroids, if you are already maxing out on topical steroids). However, I fear this may be more than just the eczema, such as a secondary infection, requiring additional therapy. In either case, you should see your primary or skin doctor. ...Read more
Along blood vessels: 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