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Doctor insights on: Lymph Node In Shoulder

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Are there lymph nodes behind shoulder blade?

Are there lymph nodes behind shoulder blade?

Nearby: 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

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Are there lymph nodes in shoulders? Trapezius muscle?

Are there lymph nodes in shoulders? Trapezius muscle?

Muscle: Not in the trapezius muscle. Inferior to the scapula, yes. There are many other sites - arm , arm pit , legs , etc. Is this a self diagnosis ? See your family doc for assistance. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

Monitoring Centers: 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

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Is it possible for you to have a swollen lymph node on your shoulder blade?

Is it possible for you to have a swollen lymph node on your shoulder blade?

Possible but not --: Seen very commonly. There must be another reason for the swelling on the scapula. Between the scapula ; ribs, one could get a bursal sac, resulting in a bursitis. Bony tumor can cause a swelling on the bone as well. Get yourself seen by the pcp or an orthopod. ...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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Swollen lymph node and pain in shoulder?

Swollen lymph node and pain in shoulder?

Acute Illness?: The swollen lymph node especially if relatively acute indicates your body is trying to fight off some type of infection...Viral, bacterial, etc. The shoulder pain if in the same area as the lymph node is likely referred pain or involved in the process. See your doctor to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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This lump I thought was a lymph node by ear.Neck shoulder misaligned and the muscles under the lump are hard. Whole side of body hurts. What is it?

This lump I thought was a lymph node by ear.Neck shoulder misaligned and the muscles under the lump are hard. Whole side of body hurts. What is it?

See a doctor: If you have a "lump" present long enough to practically have named it, and it is feeling hard to you and you feel that it's misaligning normal structures, i'd be concerned that it could be cancerous. It needs to be examined by a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more