Top
20
Doctor insights on: Lymes Disease And Swollen Lymph Nodes Axillary

Share
Dr. Randy Baker
651 Doctors shared insights

Lyme Disease (Definition)

A condition caused by borrelia burgdorferi. Acute symptoms can include bullseye rash, headaches, joint pain, fever, and flu-like sx. Chronic symptoms can include fibromyalgia symptoms, nerve pain in extremities, mood swings, brain fog, heart problems. Lab diagnoses are not very reliable, and sometimes clinical ...Read more


2

2
Can bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes 0.5cm each be caused from Lyme disease? Moveable and rubbery.

Can bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes 0.5cm each be caused from Lyme disease? Moveable and rubbery.

Normal size: As far as size your lymph nodes, they seem to be normal. If there is a history of a tick bite and a local rash see your PCP for further tests and possible treatment. In other words I do not see a connection in between Lyme and 2 symmetric lymph nodes. The history is critical in diagnosing Lyme disease. ...Read more

3

3
Should lymes disease symptoms go away? I had it for 2 years and was treated but now my lymph nodes are swollen and my headaches came back

Should lymes disease symptoms go away? I had it for 2 years and was treated but now my lymph nodes are swollen and my headaches came back

LYME DISEASE: History of having lyme disease before should be followed up due to late stages of neurologic, cardiac or joint problems. Please be checked by your md. Good luck! ...Read more

4

4
Swollen lymph nodes for 3 months with on/off pain, few other symps. Tested for sti, ana, lyme-neg. Cbc - normal. Going to get node biopsy. What's causing this? Should I be prepared for death/bad news? Tks

Swollen lymph nodes for 3 months with on/off pain, few other symps. Tested for sti, ana, lyme-neg. Cbc - normal. Going to get node biopsy. What's causing this? Should I be prepared for death/bad news? Tks

Mono??: There is a lot of non scary reason to have enlarged lymph nodes
not knowing the reason does not mean it is bad.
the bad disease is always easier to find.
you can scare yourself to death by paranoia.
stay with your doctor, eventually they will find out what is wrong.
good luck. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I have axillary lymph node and swollen lymph nodes in my neck. Advice please?

I have axillary lymph node and swollen lymph nodes in my neck. Advice please?

Seek consultation wi: Enlarged lymph nodes can be caused by many different causes. You should go and see a hematologist who is a blood specialist dealing with such problems. You need to be sure that it is not a lymphoma which is a cancer of the lymph nodes. Do don't panic unless there is a biopsy proof of cancer. Moreover lymphoma is a treatable/curable type of cancer. ...Read more

8

8
5yrold lymphocytes 23% neutrophils69% positive initial test for lymes but negative confirmation for lymes. Enlarged lymph nodes for 4 months. Causes?

See a hematologist: If the nodes are quite large (not just the pea size ones), you need to consult a hematologist who may obtain a biopsy on the nodes. Does the child appear healthy otherwise? ...Read more

9

9
Could my swollen lymph nodes and weight loss be caused by my celiac disease?

Could my swollen lymph nodes and weight loss be caused by my celiac disease?

Possible: It could be possible but when there is swollen lymph with weight loss we want to make sure there is no cancer so you would want this checked out to be safe. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can swollen lymph nodes and thinning hair be a sign of an auto immune disease?

Can swollen lymph nodes and thinning hair be a sign of an auto immune disease?

This could be: This could be a number things. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

11

11
Am 24 with a WBC of 3.9 w/ Monocytes at 10.7%. In 2012 WBC was 7.2. Currently have 8 swollen lymph nodes. No infectious disease. Was re-ended in Dec.

Am 24 with a WBC of 3.9 w/ Monocytes at 10.7%. In 2012 WBC was 7.2. Currently have 8 swollen lymph nodes. No infectious disease. Was re-ended in Dec.

All of the: Labs you quote are normal. The monocytes being elevated shows an active healthy bone marrow. Your lymph nodes filter those vessels that drain areas of your body. You are likely very healthy. ...Read more

13

13
Question about Lyme disease and erlichiosis - where in the u.S. Do you have to worry about these things?

Question about Lyme disease and erlichiosis - where in the u.S. Do you have to worry about these things?

See below:: Risk of lyme disease: northeast, from maine to northern virginia; upper midwest, including most of wisconsin, northern minnesota and a sliver of northern illinois. "emerging risk" regions: illinois-indiana border, the new york-vermont border, southwestern michigan & eastern n. Dakota. Ehrlichosis: southeastern & south-central United States, from the eastern seaboard to texas. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Does Lyme disease ever go away?

Does Lyme disease ever go away?

Controversial: Most doctors believe that lyme disease can be cured by antibiotics. There are some who think that lyme can evolve into a chronic state, but this is controversial. Most treatments advertised for "chronic lyme disease" have little if any evidence to back them up. ...Read more

16

16
Can symptoms of Lyme disease not show up for months?

Yes: People react to infections in different ways. Most who are infected with lyme will have vague non-specific symptoms initially like headache and achiness that may be mild and not noticed as a sign of illness, but then have more pronounced symptoms that appear months or years later. ...Read more

18

18
Is there a way to help raise awareness about Lyme disease?

Is there a way to help raise awareness about Lyme disease?

It is already high: Awareness is already high. Half of the new patients I see in my office think they may have lyme disease. About 5% of those are correct. ...Read more

19

19
I have lyme disease and my d dimmers were extremely elevated?

May be related to it: It could be related to your inflamation - especially any vascular issues. This will depend on the manfestations that you are having. You can discuss that with your physician. ...Read more

20

20
I like to hike, does this make me more susceptible to Lyme disease?

Exposure: While hiking you are more lilely to get exposed to ticks that may give you lyme disease. So always check your clothes and skin, including your feet and back for ticks and tick bites. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
988 Doctors shared insights

Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands = inflamed lymph nodes (doesn't actually ...Read more