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Lymph Nodes On Top Of Head
Really tender lymph nodes on the top/back of my head, and the back/side of my neck down to my clavicle for a week. Now tender nodes on ribs. Causes?
How to ease really bad sinus pressure from increase pressure/on and off rain. Swollen lymph nodes and headache in top/front of head?
Sinusitis: Steaming inhalation nasal decongestant drops.Get a more detailed answer ›
I went to the doctor for bumps on my head, he said it was swollen lymph nodes. Its getting worse and really hurts. I also have painful bumbs on top?
Get rechecked: This sounds unusual for lymph nodes. Return to the doctor, or get a second opinion. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard lump on top of head, not an ingrown hair or lymph nodes. Hurts like a bad bruise, had for 2+ yrs chronic migraines/motion sick, unsure if related?
Can a left ear melanoma give swollen lymph nodes on both sides of the neck, on the back of the head left side and also on the top of both shoulders?
I suddenly have a lump on the side of my face. Can this be caused by head trauma? Hit on top of head, lump in front of left ear. Swollen Lymph-nodes?
On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?
See a physician: Sounds like posterior occipital lymphadenothpy (a swelling of lymph nodes around the posterior ear and base of the skull): must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
I'm experiencing skin redness and swelling on skin of my penis and the vines where my penis attatched to my body on the top hurts when touched with presure also The swelling of the lymph nodes above the thigh please help?
I've been told that sores in my nose could be staph I also seem to have a a lot of flem at times and what seems to be dry mucas at the top of my nose. I also can be a bit wheezy do you think it could have spread? I have a couple of enlarged lymph nodes
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Nose sores could be from infecctions, some people are carriers of mrsa (staph) and this may need to be eradicated. Dry mucus may be another reason. Need to use saline nasal lavage and avoid irritation of nasal passages.
Wheezing may suggest that you have allergic rhinitis together with bronchial asthma. Lymph nodes depending on its location are also of concern, that's why you need allergist/lung sp. ...Read more
Yes, several places: 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
See below: The head and neck has a very rich network of lymph nodes. Most are in the neck around the jugular vein, but extend down to the collar bone and are also under the jaw. Nodes may be found in front or behind the ear and occasionally in the very back of the neck (occipital). There are may other places that noses rarely show up (in the face for example.). ...Read more
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
Yes, near the ears: 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
Common: Very common in a toddler if they are on daycare, however his pediatrician is the best one to make that call after he/she examines him. ...Read more
Normal to feel lymph nodes on back of 16 week olds head? I feel them on both sides of the back of the lower head.
Not Normal: Let the pediatrician see the baby soon. ...Read more
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more
Yes there are lymph nodes in the back of neck and head. These are normally not palpable unless there is an infection in the scalp or part of neck
lymph glands are like filters and are spread all over the body and if parts of body get infected the infection can spread in the nodes. So same thing can happen in the nodes in back of head and neck. ...Read more
I have knots on the back of my head near my lymph nodes. They are painful to the touch I also have a headache what causes this?
Wens: You mave sebaceous cysts on your head which cause your nodes to become enlarged. Both the nodes and your cyst can contribute to your headaches because if pressure. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel small movable lymph nodes on the back of 3 yo head? He has several and has always had them. Should I be concerned?
My 3 year old has always had several palpable lymph nodes on the back of his head. They are soft and move. Maybe 3 of them. Is this normal?
Possibly: With a little time & effort most people can be taught to feel the small, non-tender pea sized lymph nodes in your neck. In that location they are often next to firm muscle & not buried in soft tissues like they are in most of the body. If they become tender & grow larger, they are reacting to something & may need to be evaluated. Most benign nodes swell & shrink over a 3wk cycle. ...Read more
Feel lymph nodes for a month now both sides of 16 wk old head. No sign of sickness or infection. Normal?
Only your DR can: Assess you accurately. Take care!Get a more detailed answer ›
What would cause lymph nodes to swell on back of head. Under 1.5 CM but on both sides. Swell up and down.?
Lymph node swelling: Lymph nodes are part of your body's natural defense against both infections and foreign objects. Around the neck and head is the most common place for them to enlarge since they help to fight colds, ear infections, sinus infections, scalp infections, and dental. Enlarged lymph nodes in the back of your head usually come from scalp infections, ear infections (sometimes just from ear rings). ...Read more
What would be making my head itch insanely bad with scabs also I've notices my lymph nodes are pretty swollen?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
23weeks past HIV exposure with negative rapid and duo combo results. Have got swellings like lymph nodes in the head. What is the cause?
The rapid HIV test should be positive if you are HIV-infected if the test was done at least 3 months after your HIV exposure. You can have the test repeated 6 months after exposure to be most certain.
There are other infections that can cause lymph node enlargement in the neck or head; many are viral and will resolve on their own. One common treatable cause is a fungal infection of the scalp. ...Read more
Several lymph nodes adjacent to the pancreatic head, largest measuring 1.9 x 1.9 x 0.8 cm/ impression: several peri pancreatic lymph nodes. Meaning?
Pet CT: You should have Pet CT and if positive you should have biopsy for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Hard occipital lymph nodes on either side of head. Was in contact with sick person. One seems to have shrunk, they don't hurt. Please help. Thanks!
Lymph nodes: Lymphadenitis or swollen lymph nodes is due to viral or bacterial infection. The swollen lymph nodes caused by cancer is not very common condition. I don't think that your case is any different. Possible a dental infection due to tooth abscess, gum abscess or combination of both. Rec.: see another physician or dentist for the second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more
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