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Lower right neck swollen non painful lymph node and hard have sucked in eardrum as well scared of lymphoma how long should I wait to see if it resides?

Lower right neck swollen non painful lymph node and hard have sucked in eardrum as well scared of lymphoma how long should I wait to see if it resides?

It depends...: Lymph nodes in the neck can be enlarged due to infection, inflammation or due to cancer. If your node is hard to touch and painless, that makes it suspicious for Cancer but only if their size is more than 1 or 2Cm. If youc an feel the L. node easily and it is bigger than the size of a Quarter, it is of concern and needing medical examination by your doctor. Only your physician can tell if a Biopsy ...Read more

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Hi please help, my husband has severe pain all the sudden in his right hip joint and swollen painful lymph nodes in most joints ?

Hi please help, my husband has severe pain all the sudden in his right hip joint and swollen painful  lymph nodes in most joints ?

Sudden & severe: Those words require ACTION. If an immediate appointment is impossible, go to urgent care or n ER. If he did nothing unusual recently to cause injury, they'll do tests and provide pain relief as possible till they can discover a cause. Don't wait - it could be helpful to nip it in the bud! ...Read more

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My lymph nodes (the ones people check when you're sick) are painful when i touch them but they aren't swollen? What could be wrong with me?

Front of neck?: Lymph node tenderness usually indicates some type of inflammation ...A reaction to infection...Like a sore throat, cold flu, or other type of virus.If persists, c ur doc to check all of your lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Painful swollen right side groin lymph nodes?

Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes away. The swollen lymph node suggests that your body is working to fight infection. ...Read more

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I have swollen and painful lymph nodes next to my groin. How do I treat this?

I have swollen and painful lymph nodes next to my groin. How do I treat this?

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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My lymph nodes on the right side of my neck are swollen and painful. They do not roll or move. What does his mean??

My lymph nodes on the right side of my neck are swollen and painful. They do not roll or move. What does his mean??

Lymphadenopathy: Swollen lymph nodes can be a sign of many clinical conditions from a simple viral infection to something more serious. See a physician who will determine what tests and or treatment are best for your specific situation. ...Read more

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I was sick 3 months ago with flu. 4 lymph nodes were swollen. Now, 1 is swollen- R side-not painful, just annoying. What could be causing this?

I was sick 3 months ago with flu. 4 lymph nodes were swollen. Now, 1 is swollen- R side-not painful, just annoying. What could be causing this?

Adenitis: Reactive lymph nodes after an infection may still persist for a month or two so no need for concern. If nodes worsen along with fever, general malaise then further workup with Infectious Disease specialist ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes in my neck swollen and painful?

Infection: This is a sign that you have an infection somewhere. ...Read more