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I have many swollen neck lymph nodes. Should I do something or wait a wk or 2?

Mira Patel Dr. Patel
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I have many swollen neck lymph nodes. Should I do something or wait a wk or 2?

See your PCP: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck could mean a few different things, but most often it means your body is fighting an infection. See your primary care physician to get a true diagnosis and next steps for possible treatment. Feel better! ...Read more

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Why are the lymph nodes in my neck always swollen? Is it bad?

Why are the lymph nodes in my neck always swollen? Is it bad?

Have it checked out: Lymph nodes that are swollen and painful constantly may be a reflection of chronic infection. The enlarged lymph nodes may also be a manifestation of lymphoma which is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells and is localized to the lymph nodes. This should be evaluated by your doctors. ...Read more

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How do you know if your lymph nodes are swollen in the neck? Are they always palpable

How do you know if your lymph nodes are swollen in the neck? Are they always palpable

Oval lumps >1/2 inch: Lymph nodes are normally present in neck but may enlarge from infections, tumors(lymphoma, metastatic cancers) or without known cause. May or may not be painful, and be felt one or both sides of the neck, usually when larger than 1/4 inch. If growing, should consult your physician to look for and treat underlying cause. Sometimes hard to distinguish from the carotid artery - which pulsates. ...Read more

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My neck lymph nodes have had mild pain on and off for 4 mos., mostly left side. They are not swollen though. What dr type should I see?

My neck lymph nodes have had mild pain on and off for 4 mos., mostly left side.  They are not swollen though.  What dr type should I see?

Would start: with your primary care provider. 'That physician can provide initial evaluation and determine what consults (if any) are indicated. 'Take care. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is this?

Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is 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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I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

What else?: Have you had any other symptoms? What preceded the onset of these nodes. Suggest you have a doctor examine you, but suspect these are benign. After three years the likelihood of these being significant is dramatically less. ...Read more

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I think my lymph nodes are swollen on both sides of my neck, will find any in help?

I think my lymph nodes are swollen on both sides of my neck, will find any in help?

Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes indicate infection. May be medical or dental. See your Dentist or your physician/urgent care to get the diagnostic process started. ...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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Hello. I was wondering what's the best way to check to see if my lymph nodes are swollen un my neck and underarms. Thank you.?

Hello. I was wondering what's the best way to check to see if my lymph nodes are swollen un my neck and underarms. Thank you.?

Physical exam: Start with a good doctors exam. If there is a question, ultrasound or cat scan may be useful. ...Read more

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Are your neck lymph nodes pose to be able for you to feel them? Anyway to make them go down if they're swollen. Home remedies?

Are your neck lymph nodes pose to be able for you to feel them? Anyway to make them go down if they're swollen. Home remedies?

No: Lymph nodes in the neck are not usually palpable unless there is an infectious process in the throat, tonsils or in an area that drain to these nodes. Others etiologies may be the cause for enlarged LNs and better checked with a physician. ...Read more

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Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Many Reasons: 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 neck lymph nodes are swollen and tender this morning. So, something might happen to me later today?

My neck lymph nodes are swollen and tender this morning.  So, something might happen to me later today?

Possible: Obviously this depends on the cause of the lymph node abnormalities. If further symptoms develop you may benefit from direct physician exam. ...Read more

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Im I recently wrote about the four lumps on my lymph nodes that are hard and swollen and now another on my neck what is going on im scared?

Lymphadenopathy: There are many causes of enlarged lymph nodes including infection, hodgskin.s disease, lymphoma. You should see your PCP ASAP to check them and you will need work up . ...Read more

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How many lymph nodes can you feel in back of 2 yo head? I feel clusters at base of neck. Not swollen but 4-5. 1 is tiny like sand but mobile. Normal?

Likely normal: We have many lymph nodes in our neck. They are more noticeable (easly palpable) in thin patients and in patients who have an active infection or inflammation. If they are small (pea-sized) and mobile, they are likely normal. If it persists, becomes tender, or enlarges, see you pediatrician. Also if it seems the l ymph nodes are merging into 1 mass, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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I was sick 2 years ago so badly all lymph nodes in neck swelled, one is still swollen but not bad at all. Is it calcified. Doesn't hurt, can't see it?

Maybe: Sometimes lymph nodes react to infections and when the infection is over they stay enlarged. If the node is not tender and stable probably nothing to worry about. You would need some type of Xray to tell if it is calcified. Don't think that is worth he trouble. ...Read more