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Prominent Lymph Nodes
I have a 1.5cm rim calcified lesion adjacent to the splenic hilum, there are prominent lymph nodes measuring 2.2cm?
Suspect infection: It may be old infections since there is calcification. You did not sya where you a re form but certain fungus infections are in certain parts of the country. The insert picture can suggest Arizona and we think of coccidiomycos. It you lived in the Ohio -Mississippi river valley we woudl consider histoplasmosis. What did your physicians tell you? ...Read more
I have prominent lymph nodes and pains in my left groin hip and back also feel like I need to go to the toilet but can't?
See your doctor: Your doctor will want to rule out lymphoma, sexually transmitted diseases, kidney infection, as well as any number of issues. She will help you get relief as well and do diagnostic tests to see why you are having trouble with your bowels or bladder. If it is simply an infection she will start you on antibiotics and if it is HIV or any other STD she will run the labs and start you on treatment. ...Read more
Multiple prominent lymph nodes in central mesentery high redblood cell hemogliin and sudden mass iknee large mass in abdomen
Mesenteric nodes +Hb: Hello! The lymph nodes can be normal, infection or cancer. The raised Hb can be single (polycythemia) or all components can be elevated. The knee could be blood or inflammation, the mass in abdomen could be fat, fluid, or tumor, either benign or cancer. I cannot be more specific with so little information. SEE A DOCTOR please. Thanks ...Read more
I've had PROMINENT lymph nodes for about 4 years. What could be causing this. Oncologist doesn't seem worried but I am. Scared of cancer.?
2nd time answer: I just answered your question asked differently, a few minutes ago. It looks like you have already seen an oncologist (medical? Surgical?).If s/he "doesn't seem worried"then ask her or him what the diagnosis is. ...Read more
Prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery? High red blood cell hemoglobin and hemocritic face itches clubbing
You need a good doct: A good internist can help you to sort it all out. I am more concerned about your high hemoglobin (Hb) (But you need to tell us the exact value). if your Hb is over 16-17 Grams than it requires further testing to find the cause. You may need to see a hematologist if the Hb is above the level I have mentioned above. ...Read more
I have multiple prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery and high red blood cell, hemoglobin and hemicritic. Fatty liver and now 3 large growths?
Erythrocytosis: It could be secondary polycythemia which is caused by either natural or artificial increases in the production of erythropoietin, hence an increased production of erythrocytes. The causes could be an adaptive response to hypoxic conditions or other such as EPO-producing mass or use of anabolic steroids. It certainly requires a thorough hematology work-up to determine the cause. ...Read more
After CT scan found out that I have prominent lymph nodes around small intestine. What does this mean?
Several things: Bonnie, lymph nodes in the abdomen could mean many things. The term reactive used by the doctor usually means in reaction to an infection of some sort (usually a virus) which is the most likely answer. The most ominous (but far less likely) possibility would be a lymphoma or other tumor. These are very uncommon, but I'm sure they recommended follow up, which you should definitely do. ...Read more
Multiple prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery and high red blood cell hemoglobin hemocritic large mass in back of knee. Fevers
Lymphadenopathy: If we combine all you the information you have given, need to make sure it is not a growth with spread, but it could be different causes, some intra abdominal problem and different problems in the back of knee, high hemoglobin and hematocrit is based on how high is it will make the significance of it. You need to consult with a physician with detailed infromation ...Read more
No sign cancer in breast, spread to 2 lymph nodes prominent lymph nodes about 3 inches below armpit, no primary tumour. What is survival rate?
Same as breast mass: Survival rate of breast cancer metastatic to axillary lymph nodes, but without evident primary tumor is the same as that when a primary tumor is evident. It depends on hormone receptor status, HER2status, age and overall health of patient. Also—since some women are cured of this disease and others aren't—it depends on factors of which medical science is now ignorant. ...Read more
Mass in r knee, groin and neck. Frequent vomiting. High RBC hemoglobin and hemocritic. Multiple prominent lymph nodes in Central mesentery?
High hemoglobin, Multiple lymph nodes:
Polycythemia is a condition that occurs when the bone marrow produces an abnormal and excessive amount of red blood cells and platelets in the blood. The abnormal increase of red blood cells in the blood can cause the blood to thicken and clot.
There are several forms of polycythemia—primary polycythemia, secondary polycythemia, and stress polycythemia—and each form has its own set of causes. ...Read more
I just had an MRI done and it says that I have a prominent lymph node between the bladder and right acetabulum. Is this bad?
Hi what means a hypoechoic elongated lymph node in my neck. And a prominent lymph node with loss of tbe normal fatty hilum. That means have malignan?
Biopsy: In order for a lymph node to be diagnosed as malignant, a biopsy would be necessary. ...Read more
Biopsy on prominent lymph node about 3 inches below armpit ultrasound showed no tumour or mass. Should I be worried?
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
On an abdominal ultrasound, a questionable prominent lymph node was noted. Everything else was unremarkable. It was in region of porta hepatis?
I'm 18 with excess breast tissue in one armpit for five years. Usound found cyst near prominent lymph node in the same armpit. Is this a bad sign?
No.: This is not a bad sign. However, you should continue to be followed by your physician and have any new lumps or problems evaluated. ...Read more
Breast ultsound reports a prominent lymph node 7mm on short axis, retains normal echogenic hilum, prominent retroareolar duct. What follow up is needed?
Why did you get one:
At your age mammograms are not recommended unless you have a high risk to develop breast Cancer. So tell us the history and what did your doctor advise you to do next?
From my perspective, I do not find these changes alarming. Recheck with mammography is discretionary depending on your family history and risk factor/s. ...Read more
Ultrasound revealed cyst near prominent lymph node in armpit I'm 18 years old. Biopsy in a 2 weeks. Cancer likely?
Ultrasound revealed a prominent lymph node and cyst in armpit doctor told me ultrasound was negative but requested a biopsy. I'm 18. Cancer possible?
Not likely: But always possible, unfortunately. My best guess will be a reactive lymph node. Good luck with the biopsy! ...Read more
I have high RBC, hemoglobin and hemocrit, prominent lymph nodes in the central mesentery, mass in abdomen and mass in knee (back) and lump in armpit
Lymph nodes enlarged: You need to be evaluated by a doctor. Symptoms sound worrisome. ...Read more
I have a mass in my knee groin, neck growing fast. Fluid retention, vomiting, multiple prominent lymph nodes in central mesentery, high red blood?
Kindly be more specific: Can't make sense from what you wrote, please rephrase ...Read more
16 yrs old with persistent sharp abdominal pain on lower right side (no appendix) and prominent lymph nodes. For minimum of 5 months. What should I do?
Seek medical care: The list of causes of abdominal pain is extensive. Without an appendix, one of the more serious causes is eliminated. However, other causes, such as mesenteric adenitis, inflammatory bowel disease could be a cause. Your doctor may want to run some tests to more accurately determine the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more
Prominent hilar node: Likely enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes on left and right by Chest X-ray. ...Read more
X-ray of chest: Shows enlargement of mediastinal lymph nodes on both sides. ...Read more
Nonspecific: This is nonspecific. The lymph nodes appear prominent but not enlarged by size criteria. Your medical conditions need to be taken into consideration by your physician. Lymph nodes can become enlarged due to many reasons, including infection, inflammation, malignancy. Please review your ct exam with your physician. ...Read more
I have prominent mesenteric lymph nodes. They want a CT Scan repeated in 3-4 months time. Should I worry about cancer?
Pet Ct: You should have Pet Ct and if positive you need biopsy for final diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
A CT scan shows several prominent peripancreatic lymph nodes and mildly prominent para-aortic lymph nodes. What does this mean?
Hello. I just had a breast Mri done and the results were prominent axial lymph nodes and 5mm and 7mm mass in each breast. Does this indicate cancer?
Impossible: To speculate without having the specific MRI features of the masses (e.g. shape, margins, enhancement pattern) to consider. The probability of a cancer depends on the presence or absence of certain features, some masses will have a less than 1 or 2% chance of being a cancer, others will have a very high chance. So, more information is needed. Do you have the report? ...Read more
Probably nothing: Taken by itself, out of context, this phrase from a ct report means nothing. But medicine, and your health, do not exist out of context, and this forum is not a good place to ask this question. The best place is in the office of a good doctor who can explain these findings in the context of your situation, but it still prbably means nothing of importance. ...Read more
What would cause a 4mm hypoechoic nodule in left lobe of thyroid gland, along with prominent bilateral cervical lymph nodes as found in a neck US?
Thyroid cyst: It sounds like you have a simple thyroid cyst and possiblt a couple of reactive nodes that may be within normal. Why did you have an ultrasound? 4mm cysts is not palpable. I would recommend regular 6-12 month follow up. It is low risk for neoplastic pathology based on your description. ...Read more
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