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Lymph Node In Neck Always Swollen
Have it checked out: Lymph nodes that are swollen and painful constantly may be a reflection of chronic infection. The enlarged lymph nodes may also be a manifestation of lymphoma which is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells and is localized to the lymph nodes. This should be evaluated by your doctors.
Dear Dr., a lymph node in my neck always seems swollen/enlarged in the morning, or if I wake up in the middle of the night. I am not sick.?
Neck lymph nodes: They are typically small, less than 1.0 cm and not easy to feel. 1.5 cm is enlarged. Lymph nodes often react to acute or chronic inflammation in the area they drain. See an ENT for a good head and neck exam and further work--up, as necessary.
Reactive: The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes "react" to viral infections. This is their job description. They enlarge to help fight the infection. It it's larger than a marble or has been their for more than 2 weeks, have your doctor take a look at it. In your case, be sure you're seen, .
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.
See primary MD: See your primary care MD for a lymph node exam and possibly bloodwork and scans. Be well.
Go see your DR: Most lymph nodes are benign/non-cancerous and can be due to recurring infection in your throat and surrounding skin. But if they are numerous and getting bigger, you may need to be biopsied to rule out any serious ailment including lymphoma. God bless! Http://www. Patient. Co.Uk/health/swollen-lymph-glands.
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc. Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area. If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checkedSee 2 more doctor answers
Swollen lymph node in neck? It moves around and its small im 16 and scared does it always mean something's wrong? Will I die? I feel fine
No: We all have lymph nodes and sometimes they will swell. The lymph nodes are part of your natural defense. They help remove infections and other substances from your body. They can swell in response to infection, or cancer, or nonspecific inflammation. I suspect yours is from a viral infection. Your physician can help clarify this for you.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a lymph node in neck n its been swollen for years and now its big and won't go down. No bad side effects. Should I leave it alone and not worry?
Worrisome?: A lymphnode that changes or enlarges is very concerning. Duration is concerning. My advice is to get it checked out. It most likely should be biopsied. There are some bad reasons that lymph nodes in the neck swell and enlarge. Don't chance it! Get chcked. See pcp, ent, surgeion, oncologist.See 2 more doctor answers
Can be: You must hey check up, it can be related.
Probably nothing: Acne confined to a shoulder may be from rubbing; we see this in men who bench-press large amounts of weight. Most adults have one or more palpable lymph nodes in the neck, and if they are not rock-hard, fixed to other structures, or growing rapidly, they're best ignored. Glad you're a good observer of the body. Good luck.
NO not at all: Swollen nodes in neck would have no connection with your prostatitisd. That is not possible as there is no connection between the prostate gland and the lymph nodes in the neck. Go get a doctor to check your neck and seek his/her advice.
Lymph node in neck swollen (hard but it moves, doesn't hurt) gland above it is firm. Also doesn't hurt. Not sick, no body chills. What could it be?
Physical exam: You might consider having your neck examined by your doctor.
Swollen painful lymph node in neck, started after taking spironolactone 50mg, QD. NOT sick. No other symptoms. Is this a norm sideeffect of this med?
Not from medication: A swollen tender lymph gland is highly unlikely to be from taking a new medication. Lymph glands are situated around the body and serve to trap infectious organisms (bacteria or viruses) to prevent their spread to other areas in the body. A swollen gland will often decrease in size if there is no ongoing infection. Any swollen glands persisting after a month should by examined by a physician.
Hotel=bed bug bites on neck/back area 1 week ago. Today swollen lymph node in neck. Could this be the reason?
Lymph node in neck doc said was jugulodigastric node that I thought was swollen, oval, soft, kinda flaps, about 1cm big. Ent says im fine, but am i?
Close follow: Lymph nodes enlarge in reaction to infection or inflammation most commonly. Enlarged lymph nodes are generally > 1.5 cm, so yours is on the small side. You need a detailed history from doctor and exam. A needle aspiration or surgical excisional biopsy can be considered to get more information about it. Nothing to worry about but you should be the-examined in 2-3 months
Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.
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