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Lymph Nodes In Abdomen Symptoms
Normal chest X-ray & abdominal/pelivic CT scan, but positive TB skin test? I have low grade fevers, extreme fatigue & swollen lymph nodes. Tb?
Unlikely TB: It is unusual to have TB with a normal chest x-ray. You need to see your doctor get a work-up ASAP. ...Read more
16 month childs liver enzymes were at 700, now risen to 1680 in 3 weeks. Other symptoms: failure to thrive (onset at 4 months), persistent swollen lymph nodes and recently petechaie. Possible causes?
Throughout: Lymph nodes tend to cluster next to blood vessels that "feed" all the abdominal organs. There are hundreds of lymph nodes within the abdominal cavity, the retroperitoneum (the area by the spine behind the intestines), the pelvis, and the groin. In fact, there all lymph nodes throughout the body (except the brain and eye). ...Read more
Lymph nodes: Hi, usually a CAT Scan with IV contrast. ...Read more
What happen if there are lymph nodes in right side of abdomen? And the largest one size 2.2*1.3 cm?
Is it possible to have 2 lymph nodes swell in abdomen and become
Rock hard? Also, can it stay that way, had for 1 year with no change
May or may not be!: Unless we know the size of the enlarged nodes, it is difficult to know what these nodes mean. You need to go see a specialist who can do further checking especially if you have any abdominal symptoms like pain, poor appetite, weight loss or fever. If you are well, you can wait and repeat the imaging study that showed these nodes in the first instance. A 2-3 month interval might show if they change. ...Read more
Multiple prominent lymph nodes in central mesentery high redblood cell hemogliin and sudden mass iknee large mass in abdomen
Mesenteric nodes +Hb: Hello! The lymph nodes can be normal, infection or cancer. The raised Hb can be single (polycythemia) or all components can be elevated. The knee could be blood or inflammation, the mass in abdomen could be fat, fluid, or tumor, either benign or cancer. I cannot be more specific with so little information. SEE A DOCTOR please. Thanks ...Read more
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
Unlikely: Look for other much more common causes first, especially infectious causes. ...Read more
Is it normal to have enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen? In a 12-year-old? Was told that this something often seen in young girls?
Enlarged lymph nodes: In the abdomen, was that on an imaging study or by physical exam? At any rate it is common to have some enlarged lymph nodes in a region where there is an infection or inflammation, that how the lymph system functions till infection/inflammation is cleared. Whether it is often seen in young girls, is somehow a vague statement! ...Read more
My ct scan for my abdomen showed scattered subcentimeter peripancreatic/porta hepatis lymph nodes. What does this mean?
Pancreatic nodes CT: It means you may have enlarged lymph nodes in the area but may be normal. Discuss with your Dr. ...Read more
Had c.t scan done for abdomen . Flank pain and says prominent but not enlarged para aortic retro operational lymph nodes are identified?
Complicated: Your doctor should follow up on this scan with you. I can't tell you definitively what those lymph nodes mean -- I'd need to know why you got the scan in the first place, what your flank plain was all about, what your other symptoms are and what your blood tests show. Please see your doctor soon to discuss this. ...Read more
I had a CT scan that read I had a few shotty mesenteric lymph nodes in my right lower abdomen quadrant. All tests came back neg what could this be?
It is a: non-specific description of the lymph nodes. There are numerous conditions that could cause mildly enlarged lymph nodes. It also may be that they are normal for you. A more precise description of the lymph nodes, e.g. the size and number of them, might be more useful. In any case, it is likely that they are of no concern, but speak to your doc about it. ...Read more
If someone has an STD and they experience a red skin rash in their lower abdomen region and might hv problems with their lymph nodes, what cud they hv?
Hard to say: With the information provided, a guess diagnosis is not really possible. If you think you have been exposed and may have a std, get seen by your doc and be examined. ...Read more
Yes: There are lymph nodes present everywhere in your body, but they are generally small and not detectable. Why do you ask? ...Read more
Colon resection for ca showed 2 lymph nodes involved. What are chances of ca spreading to cirrhortic liver?
Can occur..: But hopefully your colon cancer was found before it could spread to the liver. Colon cancer can spread to the liver in any person, irregardless if you gave cirrhosis or not. See your oncologist to evaluate what the best treatments may be for your specific condition. Blood testing and x-ray tests such as ct, mri, or pet scans are indicated for some people. ...Read more
Nearby, not in: 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. You may have a hernia, see a doc. ...Read more
Yes: It's more difficult, but still possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Present or big?: 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
My granpa is diagnosed with an enhncing mass in left lung which is 8 CM in dia. And 7cm in length and is spreading toward liver n lymph nodes. Pls help?
May be malignant: Lung masses, especially when associated with spread to lymph nodes, is almost definitely malignant (and serious). He needs an immediate consult with a pulmonologist (lung doctor) and/or oncologist. I biopsy needs to be done, and the treatment based on the results. Don't delay. ...Read more
I have sarcoidosis of the liver, spleen, lungs n lymph nodes. Why is my breathing really noisy when breathing in and out when the weather Is humid?
Have Epstein-Barr. Pain on right side; swelling; elevated AST/ALT. No drinking/drugs/Hep/fatty liver risks. U/S normal. What could it be? Lymph nodes?
Benign: Liver enzymes will come back normal in few weeks . Where do u have the swelling . If on the right side of the neck then yes it is a lymph node ...Read more
It can be many thing:
There are many conditions which can cause enlarged liver, spleen and lymph nodes
you need to have thorough history/physical exam, and blood test to find the cause.
It may be anything like infectious mononucleosis, or another infectious process to lymphoma
so have it checked asap. ...Read more
Yes: Essentially anything below the diaphragm can cause your lymph nodes to enlarge from the groin downward. ...Read more
If lymph nodes were clear and a typical lung carcinoid was removed stage 1 can it have gone to the liver?
Highly unlikely: Typical lung carcinoids grow very slowly, the slowest on average of all lung cancers. And they metastasize late in their development. For a stage I (less than 3cm by definition) typical lung carcinoid to have metastasized to the liver before spreading to any local or regional lymph nodes is highly unlikely. And Lung carcinoids are more likely to metastasize to bone, GI carcinoids go to liver. ...Read more
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