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Doctor insights on: Lymph Nodes In Shoulder

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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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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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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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I'm having an eczema flair up from washing my hands too much. My left hand is worse than my right and my lymph node at my shoulder is hard. Is that OK?

I'm having an eczema flair up from washing my hands too much. My left hand is worse than my right and my lymph node at my shoulder is hard. Is that OK?

No: Eczema alone should not cause lymph node swelling at the shoulder. If the size is larger than a hazel nut and the duration has been over 2 weeks , it should best be checked by your doctor. ...Read more