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Doctor insights on: Perssostant Enlarged Lymph Nod

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Have heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule in upper left neck w/enlarged lymph nodes & heterogeneous hypoechoic nod left thyroid. 2x cancer surv. Concerned?

Have heterogeneous hypoechoic nodule in upper left neck w/enlarged lymph nodes & heterogeneous hypoechoic nod left thyroid. 2x cancer surv. Concerned?

Complete the workup: Please follow your doctor's advice and complete the workup. The imaging findings described are concerning, and biopsy will probably be necessary to diagnose the problem.

Thyroid nodules are common, and may not be related to the enlarged lymph nodes. It may also need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nods swollen all the time?

Infection?: You may have an infection or other problem. The only way to get this diagnosed is to go to your doctor and have this examined and diagnosed. Swelling is a sign of a problem. You need to get this addressed as quickly as possible. Today is better than tomorrow. ...Read more

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Homeo med for right lymph nod in neck?

Homeo med for right lymph nod in neck?

Not enough info: Thanks for the question. Unfortunately, there's not enough information here to even guess at a homeopathic remedy. What is wrong with your lymph node? How is it affecting you? What other symptoms are you experiencing? A well-trained homeopath would want to know a lot more about you to perceive what you're suffering. Homeopathy is a whole-person system of medicine, not just for parts of you. ...Read more

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What could cause a lymph node to enlarge?

What could cause a lymph node to enlarge?

Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease.

I am sure there are other possibilities but off the top of my head these seem to be the most common. ...Read more

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When lymph node is enlarged is it highly noticeable?

When lymph node is enlarged is it highly noticeable?

Not necessarily: It depends on a person body build whether nodes can be felt. Any new lump of recent onset requires evauation by a physician, or allied health professional. ...Read more

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What causes an enlarged neck lymph and haw do we treat it?

What causes an enlarged neck lymph and haw do we treat it?

Lymph node: Typically, an enlarged lymph node is a sign of a local infection, the node is what houses or congregates the cells that fight the nearby infection. I would get an exam to see if you have any infection in your throat or sinuses. If a node persists to be large occasionally a biopsy is done to make certain it is not a sign of cancer. ...Read more

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Does being able to feel certain lymph nodes, mean that they are enlarged?

Does being able to feel certain lymph nodes, mean that they are enlarged?

No.: Being able to feel a lymph node does not necessarily mean that it is enlarged or that you have an infection. While certain types of infections can cause swollen lymph nodes, it is usually only concerning if you are having other symptoms. If this small bump in your neck is all you can feel, then there is probably not much cause for concern. To make sure see your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nods and they been swollen off and on for over a year what is wrong?

I have swollen lymph nods and they been swollen off and on for over a year what is wrong?

Tough to say: You need to see a dr. And get a good clinical exam and posible lab work. Swollen lymph glands/nodes can be benign and caused by chronic underlying allergies, to something serious yet less likely including lymphoma. See the dr. And get the proper exam and tests done to assure yourself the proper diagnosis and cause of your condition. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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When are lymph nodes in children considered to be enlarged? I can feel them in my child, but I'm not sure if they are normal or not

When are lymph nodes in children considered to be enlarged?  I can feel them in my child, but I'm not sure if they are normal or not

Variable: They are usually pea sized at rest and occasionally bean sized. When they become sore to touch or reach quarter size they have been stimulated and are doing what lymph glands do. The increased size generally persists up to 3 wks before fading. Rarely they trap aggressive germs and become golf ball sized and need to be drained. ...Read more

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My lymph node grew slowly and painlessly (weeks instead of overnight) from 0 to 1,5 cm. Are there any benign causes for this kind of development?

Better get checked: If the lymph node keeps on growing, something must be stimulating its growth. Best to check with your doctor since a 1.5 cm node is not a small one. ...Read more

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I have a lymph node that has been enlarged for a month. I have been sick for a couple weeks, but I am better now. Should I have the node checked?

I have a lymph node that has been enlarged for a month.  I have been sick for a couple weeks, but I am better now.  Should I have the node checked?

Where?: Where is the lymph node, in the neck? Neck lymph nodes (cervical lymph nodes) are common with illness and upper respiratory infections. However, one that does not decrease in size after infection should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Are there any "benign" causes for a gradual, painless enlargement of a lymph node? (the node was painless to begin with, and still is). Thank you.

Are there any "benign" causes for a gradual, painless enlargement of a lymph node? (the node was painless to begin with, and still is). Thank you.

Possibly: Lymph nodes are a significant part of the immune system and the main job of lymph nodes is to help fight infection. If your lymph node is related to an infection that has resolved, it can stay larger for a period. However, if a lymph node is present for weeks after an infection or if you did not have an infection, I recommend seeing a physician for the node. Good luck ...Read more

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I am a female age 30,TX. My right lymph nodes have been enlarged for the past 3yrs. Recently I have found a sm. NEW growth slightly lower on the left si?

I am a female age 30,TX. My right lymph nodes have been enlarged for the past 3yrs. Recently I have found a sm. NEW growth slightly lower on the left si?

Where are they?: We need to know more about the location of the nodes and the presence of symptoms because we can venture to give you an educated guess. Having said that, I believe it is time for you to consult your family doctor to get this checked out. ...Read more

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What is classed as an enlarged lymph node?

What is classed as an enlarged lymph node?

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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Are there lymph nods in your feet?

Are there lymph nods in your feet?

Near everywhere: 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 can cause aorta lymph nodes to enlarge?

What can cause aorta lymph nodes to enlarge?

Natural Process: 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 causes enlarged jugular chain lymph nodes?

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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What could enlarged non painful lymph nodes be?

Infection, growth...: Lymph nodes respond to infection, cancer and irritation nearby. Get it checked by a doctor and then followup with them at an interval they recommend. It could be just a benign enlargement that you never find a reason for. ...Read more

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What does enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes mean?

What does enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes mean?

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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Is surgery needed for enlarged pathologic lymph nodes?

Is surgery needed for enlarged pathologic lymph nodes?

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

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Does eating foods you are allergic to enlarge lymph nodes?

Possibly: 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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How long can lymph nodes stay enlarged after getting infected?

How long can lymph nodes stay enlarged after getting infected?

2-3 weeks: It depend on what kind of infection you have some take about 2-3 weeks.
If you have chronic infection sometime stay enlarged for long time. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Enlarged neck lymph nodes?

What is the definition or description of: Enlarged neck lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes: Increased size of the lymphatic structures which filter lymph & form lymphocytes. This can occur in response to inflammation or infection. In this case lymph nodes in the neck are involved. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if the tumor is gone, why are the lymph nodes still enlarged?

Could you tell me if the tumor is gone, why are the lymph nodes still enlarged?

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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If lymph nodes in the lower back are in enlarged would you be able to feel them?

If lymph nodes in the lower back are in enlarged would you be able to feel them?

Yes, but...: The lower back is not a common location for lymph nodes. If you are feeling lumps in your lower back, it would be best to have them checked by your primary care. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Pain in axillary area in two sides with enlargement lymph node in the left side?

Lymphadenopathy : Lymphadenopathy is the enlargement of lymph nodes. Usually lymph nodes increase in size in response to infection or inflammation somewhere. But If bilateral you worry about something more systemic. See MD for a biopsy. ...Read more