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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible for enlarged tonsils and lymph nodes to cause neck and shoulder pain?

Is it possible for enlarged tonsils and lymph nodes to cause neck and shoulder pain?

Possible: Enlafged tonsils and lymph node are a sign of infectio and this can cause pain.. You should see a doctor and have an exam to find out exactly what is going on. Call today to schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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