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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?

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?

Coagulation issues: Petechiae are because of the lac of the coagulation factors produced be the liver and thrombocytopenia — low platelet counts- because of the enlarged spleen.....if you check INR in lab tests....you will see it is high.....and the platelet counts are low as well ...Read more

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Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Where are lymph nodes in abdomen and pelvis?

Many places: In general, they are near blood vessels — such as the aorta. In colon cancer, for example, the nodes are right next to the colon, but extend around the blood vessels of the colon. ...Read more

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Where is the lymph nodes located in abdomen?

Where is the lymph nodes located in abdomen?

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

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What happen if there are lymph nodes in right side of abdomen? And the largest one size 2.2*1.3 cm?

What happen if there are lymph nodes in right side of abdomen? And the largest one size 2.2*1.3 cm?

Lymph node: Enlargement could come from infection or inflammation or sometimes even malignancy such as lymphoma or hodgkin's disease. Follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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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

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

See a doctor: Hi. Hard, enlarged cutaneous lymph nodes in the abdomen should be evaluated and perhaps biopsied. Are there any associated changes in your health? Bowel habit changes, nausea/vomiting, night sweats, weight loss, etc? See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Multiple mesenteric lymph nodes enlarged, does it mean kochs abdomen?

Multiple mesenteric lymph nodes enlarged, does it mean kochs abdomen?

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

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Multiple prominent lymph nodes in central mesentery high redblood cell hemogliin and sudden mass iknee large mass in abdomen

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

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What causes painful lower abdomen lymph nodes on a young child and how can it be treated?

What causes painful lower abdomen lymph nodes on a young child and how can it be treated?

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 normal to have enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen? In a 12-year-old? Was told that this something often seen in young girls?

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

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Had c.t scan done for abdomen . Flank pain and says prominent but not enlarged para aortic retro operational lymph nodes are identified?

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

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What does enlarged lymph nodes in the abdomen that showed up on a CT scan mean?

Something or Nothing: Depends on in the situation. It could be a normal response to an infection or injury or could be something serious like lymphoma. Your doctor can help decide whether more investigation is needed or not. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Are there lymph nodes present in the pancreas or liver?

Are there lymph nodes present in the pancreas or liver?

Yes: There are lymph nodes present everywhere in your body, but they are generally small and not detectable. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Colon resection for ca showed 2 lymph nodes involved. What are chances of ca spreading to cirrhortic liver?

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

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Can you tell me if there are lymph nodes in your belly button?

Can you tell me if there are lymph nodes in your belly button?

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

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Is it normal to have lymph nodes on the large intestine?

Is it normal to have lymph nodes on the large intestine?

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

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Lymph nodes in groins and liver in pet scan. Is this serious?

Lymph nodes in groins and liver in pet scan. Is this serious?

Probably.: Lymph node that accumulate FDG (positive on pet imaging) can be inflammatory or "reactive". This is pretty rare with lymph nodes near the liver (porta hepatis). If you have a know cancer or lymphoma diagnosis, this would likely represent recurrent disease. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Enlarged spleen, liver and increased numbers of \nsmall lymph nodes present what can this mean?

Enlarged spleen, liver and increased numbers of \nsmall lymph nodes present what can this mean?

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

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If lymph nodes were clear and a typical lung carcinoid was removed stage 1 can it have gone to the liver?

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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Swollen lymph nodes near small intestine?

Swollen lymph nodes near small intestine?

Need more info: You obviously have seen a doctor and had a CT scan. There are too many causes of enlarged abdominal lymph nodes to be of able to provide a meaningful opinion without more information. Please discuss it with your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more