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5 yo has had a small movable lymph node on side of neck for about two months now. Occ. sneezing. No pain. Gets smaller and larger. Should I worry?

5 yo has had a small movable lymph node on side of neck for about two months now. Occ. sneezing. No pain. Gets smaller and larger. Should I worry?

See doctor: Please don't assume it is a lymph node.There are several types of cystic masses in childhood.Take your little one to the doctor to check the mass.The good news is that 90% of neck masses in children are benign. ...Read more

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4 y/o w/intermittent leg pain at night and a 2cm movable lymph node in neck for 3 mos. Cbc showed slightly high mvc , all else normal. Should i worry?

4 y/o w/intermittent leg pain at night and a 2cm movable lymph node in neck for 3 mos. Cbc showed slightly high mvc , all else normal. Should i worry?

Surprising answer: I have seen many children witrh what used to be acceptable as "growing pains". They are caused by inefficient metabolism in the tissues of a rapidly growing child and it is a reflection of empty calories inducing relative vitamin deficiency----hence they really are "growing pains"! they do respond to appropriate diet and vitamin supplements. See my blog "oxygen the spark of life". ...Read more

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Went to ENT doc for (according to him) a 8 millimetre movable lymph node behind ear. He said its not lymphoma Why can't I trust him? Is movable good?

Went to ENT doc for (according to him) a 8 millimetre movable lymph node behind ear. He said its not lymphoma Why can't I trust him? Is movable good?

Lymphadenitis: Lymph node become large with viral or bacterial infection and after treatment become smaller,in lymphoma many nodes become involve and size become large fast. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not uncommon: Lymph nodes at the back of a child's head is not uncommon. Inflammation or even dry skin can lead to this. Your child should be seen by the pediatrician if the become larger (>1cm), inflamed, painful to touch or if other symptoms like fever develop. ...Read more

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My 4 yr kid have enlarged movable lymph node (post cervical) frm abt 7 months after pneumonia. Recently i noticed another one below- not sure about its duration. Shld we go for surgry to diagnose?

My 4 yr kid have enlarged movable lymph node (post cervical) frm abt 7 months after pneumonia. Recently i noticed another one below- not sure about its duration. Shld we go for surgry to diagnose?

Depends on variables: Posterior cervical lymph nodes are rarely if ever involved in response to a pneumonia.They are more likely reacting to throat or superficial skin issues in the region. They receive plenty of attention since they are easy to find. If they have gone through cycles of increasing/decreasing in size & remain peanut sized or smaller, they are likely normal.If persistently large, biopsy may be necessary. ...Read more

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why i have a persisting pain in the left side of my neck and there is a palpable movable lymph nodes in it but there is no swelling its like Peas ?

 why i have a persisting pain in the left side of my neck and there is a palpable movable lymph nodes in it  but there is no swelling its like Peas ?

Lymph node: Neck masses are generally infectious, inflammatory, congenital or neoplastic. Those < 1 cm which are oval and mobile are usually lymph nodes. These may be associated with a recent or past infection. Persistent neck mass should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist (ENT) ...Read more