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Doctor insights on: Lymph Nodes In Elbow Area

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An oncologist on this site told me there are no lymph nodes in the arm there for the ct scan to show lymph nodes would not need to have my arms in the scan. I looked it up there are lymph nodes in the elbow area so why didnt the ct scan include the arms w

An oncologist on this site told me there are no lymph nodes in the arm there for the ct scan to show lymph nodes would not need to have my arms in the scan. I looked it up there are lymph nodes in the elbow area so why didnt the ct scan include the arms w

Test expectations: May be there was misunderstanding as the lymph nodes are present throughout your body. It depends upon what your doctors want to see in a particular test or imaging study. Pl discuss with your oncologist about need for these tests at your next appointment. Feel better ...Read more

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Where on your elbows are the lymph nodes located?

Where on your elbows are the lymph nodes located?

Medial side : Along the medial side just above the medial epicondyle they are called epitrochlera nodes. ...Read more

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Are there lymph nodes in the inside crease of the elbow?

Yes and 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 near your elbow?

Are there lymph nodes near your elbow?

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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Cbc normal but lymph nodes swelling in neck and one behind neck also had one last year on elbow and nothing came of it. ?

Cbc normal but lymph nodes swelling in neck and one behind neck also had one last year on elbow and nothing came of it. ?

See a doctor: Hmm. Lymph nodes can swell when your immune system is fighting an infection. They are usually tender when that occurs. A viral infection like "mono" can cause the lymph nodes in the back of your neck to swell. Certain cancers can also cause lymph node swelling. This would not show up on a cbc. A doctor needs to feel your nodes and decide if further tests are needed! ...Read more

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My left arm has been sore and since yesterday. today I noticed that there was HUGE swollen spot of lymph nodes on the thumb side just below the elbow.

My left arm has been sore and since yesterday. today I noticed that there was HUGE swollen spot of lymph nodes on the thumb side just below the elbow.

Lymph Nodes: That is not a typical place to find swollen lymph nodes and that isolated finding is not an obvious description of any common medical condition or infection. Without further information I cannot help with diagnosis but if it is huge swollen and worsening I would have a doctor look at it today. ...Read more

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Can you feel lymph nodes in chest and arms by elbow?I don't feel them but having minor aches there recent blood test normal ekg normal chest X-ry nrml

Can you feel lymph nodes in chest and arms by elbow?I don't feel them but having minor aches there recent blood test normal ekg normal chest X-ry nrml

Elbow nodes R palp: To see Lymph nodes in chest may require CT scan. I know not what you are worried about if aches are minor, you have not expressed reason for this fear. Please give more information as to your concern & repeat question. ...Read more

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My cousin has pain in her right hand in the elbow region. When we consulted a doctor he said, it is because of lymph nodes in the neck region.?

My cousin has pain in her right hand in the elbow region. When we consulted a doctor he said, it is because of  lymph nodes in the neck region.?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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Very painful lymph nodes in elbows. Blood work and ct scan normal. The ct scan I had my arms out of it was that the right then to do?

Very painful lymph nodes in elbows. Blood work and ct scan normal. The ct scan I had my arms out of it was that the right then to do?

Not clear what the: CT was of. Did the CT include the elbow.? If not what was scanned. It may not be possible to include the whole arm on one study. You may want to talk to your doctor for the results ...Read more