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Swollen lymph nodes in both sides of my neck (swollen for a long time) not painful. Also my hair is coming out in clumps and I'm tired constantly. ?

See your GP: Without knowing more, it will be difficult to say what you have. You could have a thyroid condition. It would be wise to see your GP. ...Read more

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Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Many Reasons: 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 under neck swollen especially i've noticed after the bath. i usually rub and wash hardly that area to keep clean while bathing.any connec?

Lymph nodes under neck swollen especially i've noticed after the bath. i usually rub and wash hardly that area to keep clean while bathing.any connec?

?how long?: Lymph nodes under your neck are not related to scrubbing hard during bathing. The nodes are regional screening agents that remove debris and germs from the serum and enlarge if something is creating this debris nearby.The neck glands handle serum from the throat and neck region and often enlarge after a throat infection.If enlarged for > 2-3 weeks or without an infection, I'd see your doc. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes neck swollen and low WBC count?

Lymph nodes neck swollen and low WBC count?

Not enough info....: But worth being vigilant about. The swollen nodes could indicate an infection, and often this can be accompained by count abnormalities such as a reduced WBC count from transient marrow suppression. If your symptoms don't resolve spontaneously over the next few days, or you develop new symptoms/signs that suggest other blood cell lineages are affected, you should see your dr. ...Read more

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I've had swollen lymph nodes and neck swelling for the years. Drs dint know why. Now I am having difficulty eating solids. What could this be?

I've had swollen lymph nodes and neck swelling for the years. Drs dint know why. Now I am having difficulty eating solids. What could this be?

GI evaluation : Are your neck swellings lymph nodes. I think you should see your PCP who can then refer you to a gastroenterologist who could do endoscopy. Was your thyroid checked? ...Read more

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Left shpulder blade pain going into neck. Swollen lymph nodes under arm. Pinched nerve?

Left shpulder blade pain going into neck. Swollen lymph nodes under arm.  Pinched nerve?

Pinched Nerves: Swollen lymph nodes in the arm pit is a concern for a physician. It is possible there are two different pathologies or conditions going on here. From the picture, it looks like there is climbing which could explain shoulder blade pain radiating to the neck and might be a pinched nerve. It would be a stretch to equate a pinched nerve to swollen glands like this. I would see a doctor and soon. ...Read more

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Neck swelling due to swollen lymph nodes for 4 years. Now having trouble swallowing. What could this be?

Neck swelling due to swollen lymph nodes for 4 years.  Now having trouble swallowing. What could this be?

See ENT MD: Swelling in the neck can be from several causes, enlarged lymph nodes, enlarged thyroid, thyroglossal duct cyst, and esophageal diverticulum. You should see an otolaryngologist, or ear-nost-throat specialist to evaluate the swelling and reason for difficulty swallowing. The treatment for each is entirely different. ...Read more

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What could cause painful, swollen lymph nodes in neck?

What could cause painful, swollen lymph nodes in neck?

Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the scalp for an infection. If in anterior triangle mid neck one should do endoscopy to see if lesion in area of larynx or cords . In supraclavicular area, inflammation apex of lung can cause the problem and chest X ray can help. Bx if necessary. ...Read more