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Doctor insights on: Major Lymph Node Sites

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I had a lymphadenectomy on my right groin a month ago with negative results. Since then i noticed a new pea-sized lymph node near the biopsy site. ?

I had a lymphadenectomy on my right groin a month ago with negative results. Since then i noticed a new pea-sized lymph node near the biopsy site. ?

Good to hear that: Almost all young men have palpable groin lymph nodes if they check. Often it's dermatopathic lymphadenopathy from going barefoot. You lost a node and now have a new replacement. Show your surgeon if it worries you. ...Read more

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I took a lymph node biopsy in the neck two days ago and a lump appeared at the site where they extracted the lymph tissue today. Should i be worried?

I took a lymph node biopsy in the neck two days ago and a lump appeared at the site where they extracted the lymph tissue today. Should i be worried?

keep an eye on it: Probably nothing to worry about but keep and eye on it. If you see redness and start to experience pain or see puss see you doctor immediately since you may have developed an infection. Others things that can cause this include a hematoma. ...Read more

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My 5 month old has a fixed swollen 3 cm rock hard lymph node below his ear. Was given highest dosage for AB. is this a major cause for concern?

My 5 month old  has a fixed swollen 3 cm rock hard lymph node below his ear. Was given highest dosage for AB. is this a major cause for concern?

Swollen glands : I need more informations, is he febrile, any redness, it could also be a swollen parotid gland, was there any blood test? If he is improving & the gland is getting smaller then continue with antibiotic & make sure to follow up with his pediatrician, but if you don't see any changes with the treatment, he will need some work up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Possible cause of pain in swollen bump (lymph node? Gland?) in l labia major that can be felt from rolling fingers over l outside/top and middle? 22.

Possible cause of pain in swollen bump (lymph node? Gland?) in l labia major that can be felt from rolling fingers over l outside/top and middle? 22.

Prob blocked gland : It sounds like it is a blocked gland. These can get more infected if not unblocked, so you should see a doctor about it. It could be a wart or other type of lump also. I'm not sure there is anything you should do for it on your own. ...Read more

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After tick bite 3.2cmx2cm NON-red lump appeared at site of bite. Been there 3mos. Neg lyme dz, had sono, not hernia or lymph node. My 6yo son. Scared?

After tick bite 3.2cmx2cm NON-red lump appeared at site of bite. Been there 3mos. Neg lyme dz, had sono, not hernia or lymph node. My 6yo son. Scared?

Granuloma?: Did US mention any calcium deposits in lump? May be a granuloma. Harmless. Can be removed surgically if unsightly or painful. Might way to talk to plastic or derm surgeon if considering removal. Best of luck with this. ...Read more

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Can you pop a lymph node?

Can you pop a lymph node?

Not poppable: 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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What are the normal lymph node sizes?

What are the normal lymph node sizes?

What is "Normal": Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins 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 come in all sizes from pea to lima bean. The are not usually easily felt. ...Read more