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What do enlarged lymph nodes in the chest feel like?

What do enlarged lymph nodes in the chest feel like?

Varies: In most cases you would feel nothing. It is only when the nodes are significantly enlarged and cause pressure on other areas of the chest that symptoms occur. Symptoms could result in pressure, cough or pain. ...Read more

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I have enlarged lymph nodes in my chest ranging from 12.9-16.3mm, and what size should I be concerned or get a biopsy.

I have enlarged lymph nodes in my chest ranging from 12.9-16.3mm, and what size should I be concerned or get a biopsy.

Not now: A ln must get to be 2 cm (20 mm) to be considered enlarged. Based on your medication list you are being treated for infection. Ln "enlarge" as part of the healthy response to infection. No concern here. ...Read more

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My son had enlarged lymph nodes in his chest what should our concerns be waiting on a cat scan?

First concern : Comes to everyone's mind is always cancer! that is why further diagnostic tests/ imaging are being done to help make a diagnosis and be more conclusive. Just wait for the results and hear from your doctor. Technology is far too advanced now, lots of treatment options are now available more than ever! good luck. ...Read more

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I have very enlarged lymph nodes in my chest, also have been sweating to where im drenched in the morning when i wake up. Should i be worried?

Concerning...: I am assuming you have been seen by a doctor already, given the additional patient info you have given (you have had a ct scan, on antibiotics, etc.). Infection can cause your symptoms, but if no true source has been identified and you are not improving on appropriate therapy, i would be concerned for something like hodgkin lymphoma. I hope you feel better soon, if you don't, see doc. ...Read more

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Had an xray of the chest and upper abdominal echo for lymph nodes. If heart was enlarged, would it have showed on the xray or echo?

Had an xray of the chest and upper abdominal echo for lymph nodes. If heart was enlarged, would it have showed on the xray or echo?

Yes: If you have long term enlarged heart, it shows on x-ray, echo shows enlarged heart too, if you had echo of heart. It will show all 4 heart chambers, valves and pumping. ...Read more

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Can enlarged lymph nodes in chest and lung nodules cause chest and back pain?

Can enlarged lymph nodes in chest and lung nodules cause chest and back pain?

Probably not: Many young people have enlarged nodes visible on x-ray and unless they are so big that they suggest serious pathology, we never look for the cause. Look for some other explanation for your chest and back pain. ...Read more

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