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Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Some thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and
overactive thyroid due to irritation (or even rarely Tumor) of the thyroid can certainly increase metabolism.
Would be easily checked with a regular doctor appointment, but overactive thyroid is quite harsh on the system and shouldn't be let go for days. ...Read more

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Pea sized occipital lymph node & 1.4cm jugulodigastric lymph node, both left hand side of neck. Been like this months. What is this?

Pea sized occipital lymph node & 1.4cm jugulodigastric lymph node, both left hand side of neck. Been like this months. What is this?

Is it stable in size: As long as this is stable in size over a period of months, and hasn't increased any further. Nothing else is recommended. If you are willing to have a biopsy performed, you'll want to see an ENT physician, however it may not be paid for by your insurance. Keep an eye it, and if it increases in size tell your doctor who ordered the ultrasound of your neck. Watchful waiting is best. ...Read more

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Are there lymph nodes in your hand?

Are there lymph nodes in your hand?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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My 8 year old has been diagnosed with fanconi anemia and his left lymph node in left hand side of neck is swollen should I be worried?

My 8 year old has been diagnosed with fanconi anemia and his left lymph node in left hand side of neck is swollen should I be worried?

Likely benign: The lymph node is most likely benign, however it is very important that you discuss it with your treating Haematologist since your child has Fanconi's anemia. At a minimum, it needs to be followed with repeat exams and you may need to have labs done. ...Read more

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What can cause prolonged enlarged lymph nodes in armpit and hands?

What can cause prolonged enlarged lymph nodes in armpit and hands?

Many things: This picture shows the lymph vessels in green. Anything that blocks flow can cause enlarged lymph nodes and swelling. This includes infection, cancer, or blood clots. There's also "superior vena cava syndrome" which causes swelling in the face, arms and hands on both sides. See a doctor soon to determine the cause! ...Read more

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Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand (tender), below my nose (tender) and on the side of my neck (not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Had 3 hard lumps possibly lymph nodes on back of hand (tender), below my nose (tender) and on the side of my neck (not tender) for 1 wk. Is it lymphoma?

Hard lumps: Have these lumps gone away or are they still there? If they are still there you need to see a doctor to see if you need antibiotic for an infection or if one of these lumps needs to be biopsied to determine if it is lymphoma. ...Read more

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The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. I have no sore throat or cold. What could cause this?

The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. I have no sore throat or cold. What could cause this?

Lymph node jaw area: This may or may not be a lymph node. Eg the salivary glands can plug up and swell to cause a lump in that area. In any case you need to see your doctor to find out if you have a problem or not. ...Read more

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Does a hypoechoic lymph node with size 8.4mm*2.9mm considered enlarge? I often use my hand to prod it. Will this action aggravate it?

Does a hypoechoic lymph node with size 8.4mm*2.9mm considered enlarge? I often use my hand to prod it. Will this action aggravate it?

In most: Instances that size wouldn't be considered enlarged. However, there are other features (e.g. morphology/shape) that are also important in determining whether a lymph node looks abnormal on ultrasound. Talk to your doc about it. ...Read more

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Can a sting on the hand cause a lymph node under the arm to swell?

Can a sting on the hand cause a lymph node under the arm to swell?

YES: And it may indicate INFECTION. (the lymph node acts as a kind of "trap" for the organism causing the infection You need an evaluation ASAP and possible anti-biotic treatment! Someone should examine the sting area and the swollen gland!
Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm having an eczema flair up from washing my hands too much. My left hand is worse than my right and my lymph node at my shoulder is hard. Is that OK?

I'm having an eczema flair up from washing my hands too much. My left hand is worse than my right and my lymph node at my shoulder is hard. Is that OK?

No: Eczema alone should not cause lymph node swelling at the shoulder. If the size is larger than a hazel nut and the duration has been over 2 weeks, it should best be checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?

Leave it alone?: If it's proven benign, and it's not too much of a problem, just live with it. If it is causing issues (cosmetic/limitation of movement etc.), see a surgeon to have it taken out. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?

I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?

Get tested: If you have high risk sexual behavior or use IV illicit drugs, get tested. Don't wait for symptoms because you might not have them until really late. Only one lymph node is not very dangerous but I would have a consultation with the physician to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Sex 7 years ago. Symptoms night sweats. Nail change. Lymph node. Taiard. Headace. Nausea. Weight loss 5 kg. Test negative. Is it conclusive or need again test?

Sex 7 years ago. Symptoms night sweats. Nail change. Lymph node. Taiard. Headace. Nausea. Weight loss 5 kg. Test negative. Is it conclusive or need again test?

Need to examine: Unintended weight loss is always an issue that needs evaluation by in-person history, physical examination and usually some tests. It would be prudent to consult your doctor. You may visit this site for information on this topic: https://www. Mayoclinic. Org/symptoms/unexplained-weight-loss/basics/definition/sym-20050700
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Hello. Last week I developed pain in my lower right hand side. Which has sense spred to my back and now my lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

Hello. Last week I developed pain in my lower right hand side. Which has sense spred to my back and now my lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

Shingles: See your doctor. Sounds like shingles.
The virus spreads along the course of a nerve & glandss swell up. Important to see doctor because early diagnosis & treatment can prevent severe painful complications. Other cuases of this symdrome likewise require early diagnosis & treatm, ent. ...Read more

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Cat scratched hand deep few weeks ago here it is few weeks later and lymph nodes in groin are swollen. Is it related to cat scratch? '

Cat scratched hand deep few weeks ago here it is few weeks later and lymph nodes in groin are swollen. Is it related to cat scratch? '

Unlikely: Lymph nodes are are regional in their work, meaning they specialize in accommodating the area where they are located. The glands involved would be between the scratch and the heart. Any reactivity in the groin would suggest some process on the involved leg. ...Read more

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The area of my groin lymph nodes is painful and hurts to walk yet isn't swollen, any ideas? As I thought the pain and swelling came hand in hand

Groin pain: Could be one or more of the deeper nodes is affected rather than ones near the surface. Could also be your pain is due to a groin muscle pull. Do you remember if it started suddenly or after some particular movement?
If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Elevated liver levels, swollen hands feet and neck lymph nodes, no fat on liver, don't drink or do drugs, neg hep b and c. Please advise?

Elevated liver levels, swollen hands feet and neck lymph nodes, no fat on liver, don't drink or do drugs, neg hep b and c. Please advise?

(a) Lymph nodes are: Part of immune system (protects body from infection & cancer). (b) swelling = excess water in particular body location (local inflammation &/or heart, liver, kidney failure), (c) elevated LFTs indicate liver cells being damaged & ↑ed leaking proteins from cells to water outside cells (as measured). Carb foods are biggest driver of liver problems, called steatosis. Need a lot more information. ...Read more

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My cousin has pain in her right hand in the elbow region. When we consulted a doctor he said, it is because of lymph nodes in the neck region.?

My cousin has pain in her right hand in the elbow region. When we consulted a doctor he said, it is because of lymph nodes in the neck region.?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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I have a huge spot of swollen lymph nodes on my left arm just below the elbow on the thin side of hand. This has hurt and been achy since yesterday.

Should be seen by MD: Achy, painful swelling in forearm most likely from bite, bruise, or infection. Suspect insect bite or sting, cat scratch, or injury. Other rare possibilities. Worry if red, shiny top, soft center, fever, chill, or streak. Would have a health care professional examine it in next 24 hours. OK to take acetaminophen. Probably not serious, but best to be careful. ...Read more