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Lymph Nodes Areas
Can I make lymph nodes palpable/enlarged by repeated touching in a lymph node area? Do they swell from being touched?
No: Usually palpate the nods dose not enlarge the node,but if they become enlarge need evaluation to find the cause ,so be treated. ...Read more
mult possibilities: There are many possible causes of pain in the axilla (armpit). Could be from strenuous activity, leading to muscle strain in the region, or could be from trauma. Sometimes you may not even remember bumping yourself in that region. Additionally, should be from a hair that was cut incorrectly or a pimple or a bump there. If does not resolve after a couple of weeks, see your md for an examination. ...Read more
Hard painful knot ( in occipital lymph node area?) just randomly appeared last night. Woke up with the pain and found the knot. No injury
Hard painful knot ( in occipital lymph node area?) just randomly appeared last night. Woke up with the pain and found the knot. No injury.
MD: Abnormal lymph nodes should be assessed by an MD. ...Read more
If an ultrasound of the cervical lymph node area is negative but those lymph nodes are hard, can they still be calcified?
Can constipation lead to inflamed lymph nodes in groin area? No other symptoms, just pain when touched and burning sensation in lymph node area?!
I have this lump and pain on left side of neck around the lymph node area. My dr requested ultra sound but they didn't see anything. What could it be?
Concerning!: I would see an ENT doctor as soon as possible. The online thing is not a good idea for this problem. ...Read more
What does this sound like i could have? Stomach aches, diarhea that's straight water. Aches around ground lymph node area. Lower back aches (slight)
It sounds like: it is time to get off the computer and go directly to an ER or UC clinic- GO now! ...Read more
Soft, squishy lumps on back outer thigh about 3 inches above knee and on both legs. Dr said not in popliteal lymph node area and likely just anatomy?
Simple problem: You have given me a wonderful description of what we call lipomas. These are noncancerous fatty growths that can occur almost anywhere on the body. They cannot be transmitted from person to person so the fact you both have them is not any consideration. If they cause you pain, discomfort or are unsightly, they are easy to remove. They can grow so you may want to have them removed at some point. ...Read more
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