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Palpable Lymph Nodes In Neck
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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
Please let me know what is the connection between oral lichen planus and stiff palpable lymph nodes in neck?
Inflamation: Lichen planis is an autoimmune disorder which manifests in inflammatory responses. Your body will react to inflammation by trying to clean up the fluids and cells through your lymph system. The ones in your neck are the pathway, thus stiff nodes. Baylor university has a great clinic and support group that can help you understand this problem. Or see your dentist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Are palpable lymph nodes on neck and supra clavicle normal in skinny people with normal blood tests and no other symptoms?
No: Normal lymphnodes are not palpable in skinny people. It would be prudent to consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
6 yr old, palpable lymph nodes in neck and groin. Cbc hct was 33.9, lymph % 54. Keeps testing pos for strep, no symptoms, antibiotics 2xs. Worried.
Viral infection: This set of symptoms are usually caused by a viral infection. However, if your symptoms continue your doctor may do more tests. ...Read more
I have palpable lymph nodes in my neck less than 2 CM \u0026 they move had them for a year haven't grown with no other signs of lymphoma should I be worried?
I've had two palpable cervical lymph nodes in my neck for 3 years, they are mobile and squishy but a big bigger than a CM doctors say they're ok?
Consider evaluation: There are several possible explanations. A history and examination with preliminary laboratory work is a good start. If your md has done this, it may be reaso able to observe for now. However if not resolving in the best few weeks an ENT examination may be in order. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have palpable lymph node on back of neck for few months. And rather large lump on back of head for a year believed to be lymph nod. Should i concern?
Have a palpable lymph node on side of neck for 8 months. It is bean sized, gets bigger and smaller. Have GERD/LPR. Should I worry? Could LPR cause it
Lymphadenopathy : yes solitary lymph node enlargement needs to checked ...Read more
Pea sized palpable lymph node behind ear in neck. ENT says it is respiratory infection but ive had no symptoms. May feel another in neck, is dr wrong?
May be viral : Small pea size nontender node may be a reactive node. I think you should monitor them, if they it grows then have checked. ...Read more
22 yr F. Palpable bilat submand.lymph nodes 5 mo. Mobile, grape like ~1cm now cervical lymph node too.Hx of chr. rhinitis.CBC good initial Ix? DDx?
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