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Are there lymph nodes behind shoulder blade?

Are there lymph nodes behind shoulder blade?

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 in shoulders? Trapezius muscle?

Are there lymph nodes in shoulders? Trapezius muscle?

Muscle: Not in the trapezius muscle. Inferior to the scapula, yes. There are many other sites - arm , arm pit , legs , etc. Is this a self diagnosis ? See your family doc for assistance. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have a swollen lymph node on your shoulder blade?

Is it possible for you to have a swollen lymph node on your shoulder blade?

Possible but not --: Seen very commonly. There must be another reason for the swelling on the scapula. Between the scapula ; ribs, one could get a bursal sac, resulting in a bursitis. Bony tumor can cause a swelling on the bone as well. Get yourself seen by the pcp or an orthopod. ...Read more

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5 yr old has a raised lymph node on upper shoulder just under the back of his neck. Has a bug bite about 1 inch under node .Had a cold last week. Could bite = pea size node.No fever just itchy bite?

5 yr old has a raised lymph node on upper shoulder  just under the back of his neck. Has a bug bite about 1 inch under node .Had a cold last week. Could bite = pea size node.No fever just itchy bite?

Probably.: Kids have very reactive immune systems, and it's not uncommon for them to develop enlarged lymph nodes after minor insults. If it doesn't resolve in a few days, a fever develops or the child appears ill, see a physician. ...Read more

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Are there lymph nodes in the shoulders?

Are there lymph nodes in the shoulders?

Sort of: You have lymph nodes in your axilla ( armpit) but nope in the shoulder joint or directly surrounding the joint. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

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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My l & r supraclavicular lymph nodes are really swollen causing shoulder aches. Also have joint pain all over. Blood tests show RBC low, LD & CRP high?

My l & r supraclavicular lymph nodes are really swollen causing shoulder aches. Also have joint pain all over. Blood tests show RBC low, LD & CRP high?

See below...: Lab results as listed above can be seen most commonly in autoimmune disorders and lymphomas. Be sure to follow up with your doctor because additional tests are needed. ...Read more

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