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Shotty Lymph Nodes
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more
Is it ok to have multiple shotty lymph nodes under 2cm throughout head and neck and have one which is 2.5 CM very soft and moveable and fluctuates siz?
Needs follow up: Asymptomatic but persistent neck nodes can be due to chronic sinus or nasal issues, allergies, lymphadenopathy disorders such as castlemans disease, etc. And also sometimes due to lymphomas which are low grade in nature. If there is no satisfactory cause identified over time then evaluation by an infectitous disease or hematology specialist may be of use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can shotty lymph nodes be matted? Any possibility? Each one of them is the size of my smallest finger nail
Matted lymph nodes: When several shoddy nodes are present they are palpated as as a unit and give the sensation of being matted together. ...Read more
I have some shotty lymph nodes in the low neck area, about 4/5 cm above my collar bone they are symmetrical. they are about 1cm. Must i worry?
Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?
6 yo had URI july/mid aug, possible CMV (igg+ high titer, IgM neg). Is it normal to still feel shotty lymph nodes-1.2 CM or less bilat?For how long?
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