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Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?

Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read more

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Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Infections: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely , consult your doctor for treatment. Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

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3 yr old has a big swollen lymph node on one side of neck that has been there formonths. Blood work normal.purple circles under eyes?possibilities?

3 yr old has a big swollen lymph node on one side of neck that has been there formonths. Blood work normal.purple circles under eyes?possibilities?

See your doctor: A small persistent lymph node is common in small children. Larger or growing lymph nodes may be of concern. Repeating lab tests, physical exam by the same doctor is important. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, one on either side of neck. Both small, between .5cm-1cm? Should i worry? Is the symmetry a good sign? How long should I wait?

Swollen lymph nodes, one on either side of neck. Both small, between .5cm-1cm? Should i worry? Is the symmetry a good sign? How long should I wait?

Lymph nodes: Small less than 1 cm freely movable not matted to surrounding tissue. Not source of great concern. But should be monitored. If change enlargement of other symptoms fever night sweats fatigue further evaluation indicated. ...Read more

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Just found a swollen lymph node on right side of neck, its sore now that I have bothered it. Should i worry? I have another small one on same side

Somewhat: I would recommend following up w a physician for an exam. Most likely related to sub-clinical (mild) infection that will resolve. That said it could represent many other problems that are more serious if it does not get better, such as hodgkin's lymphoma, in your age group. That said, you need a physician to evaluate you for a history & a physical as to whether the lymph nodes are even enlarged. ...Read more

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Billions of lice in head , can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?

Billions of lice in head , can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?

Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the glands don't go down in 2 weeks, then see your internist. ...Read more

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I am referred to an ENT due to long term swollen lymph node.. Ct done, bloods normal.. I have now found another one on other side of neck? Worry?

I am referred to an ENT due to long term swollen lymph node.. Ct done, bloods normal.. I have now found another one on other side of neck? Worry?

Biopsy?: No need to worry yet. Just return and see if your ENT thinks a biopsy is indicated to rule out Hodgkin's lymphoma which can happen after mononucleosis sometimes. Fortunately, that is usually treatable, even curable. Please do make sure your hiv test is done and negative, though. ...Read more

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Why do you get swollen lymph node side of neck?

Why do you get swollen lymph node side of neck?

Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more

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I have has a swollen lymph node in left side of neck for 9 months. Now in the last 2 weeks 7 more have for swollen same side no pain not sick at all ?

I have has a swollen lymph node in left side of neck for 9 months. Now in the last 2 weeks 7 more have for swollen same side no pain not sick at all ?

Need to see DR: You need to seen by your DR in the near future. What you are describing needs immediate evaluation to make a DX. You need a full exam, and probably will need a BX of one of the nodes to make a DX Even though you are feeling fine, and not "sick"--you need to be seen. Please call and make your apt today. ...Read more