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Submandibular Lymph Nodes Size
Scattered lymph nodes throughout the cervical, submandibular, submental and supraclavicular and retropectoral regions subcentimetre in size.
There are many there.
If tender, relates to some inflammation in the area, or sometimes a viral illness like mono.
If non tender and enlarging, some other concerns.
Supraclavicular can relate to pulmonary or intra thoracic issue.
See your pcp and perhaps some x-rays and occasionally even a biopsy if indicated. ...Read more
Pea size rock hard left parotid and l & r superclavicular lymph nodes, 2cm left rock hard submandibular lymph node & achy dull joints.
Lymphaeditis: Within several chains of lymph nodes and also bilaterally. Along with distant intra-articular symptoms and indurated parotid mass really requires a thorough work up. ...Read more
Enlarged submandibular lymph nodes, each 1 cm in size. Negative CT scan, normal blood work. Excisional biopsy showed conglomerated but soft. Cause?
More information: Not enough information to help. Make sure you are being managed by an ENT-head and neck surgeon. ...Read more
Perhaps, but: Pperhaps, but periodontal disease which is a gram negative anaerobic rod bacterial infection, does not frequently drain to the lymph nodes. More frequently, mandibular infections from an unhealthy tooth will drain to the lymph nodes (and breast) on the same side. ...Read more
See doctor: Submandibular nodes are usually small or not detectable. Any lymph node greater than one cm needs to be examined by a doctor. You may need a biopsy if the doctor can not determine a treatable cause for the nodes (like an infection in the mouth). Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel my submandibular lymph nodes on both sides that is about 1 CM in diameter each?
Have bilateral, enlarged (approx 2cm) but soft submandibular lymph nodes. Unchanged for approx 7-8 months. No constitutional symptoms. Worrisome?
I've had lymph nodes (I believe submandibular) swollen for as long as I can remember. One is bigger than the other, at around 2cm I believe. Normal?
I can palpate my submandibular lymph nodes bilaterally if I roll em out. Is this normal? They're small in width and approx 1cm in length. Hypochondria.
So can we!: Every time we examine our patients we check the lymph nodes. Tenderness means that there is activity, and inflammation in the area and it may be an indication that you have infection draining from the mouth. Swollen glands can indicate serious viral infection. Why not have your doctor or dentist check the area immediately. ...Read more
Are you supposed to be able to feel lymph nodes in neck? I can feel a few in my submandibular/submental regions. All are either 1cm or smaller. I've heard conflicting views on this. 25yo f. Healthy.
Sometimes: Lymph nodes in the neck may be felt under normal circumstances and more so if you are fighting off a respiratory infection. 2 cm +, tell the doc. ...Read more
Need reassurance. Saw endo today. Scanned neck, didn't seemed concerned about 1cm lymph nodes submandibular/submental. Thought you weren't supposed to feel them? Not sick recently. Scared. Lymphoma?
You're OK!: Normal lymph nodes measure about 1 cm in size, and in young people like you, they are often felt. If you are not having symptoms like fevers, chills, and weight loss, you don't have lymphoma. You have normal, healthy lymph nodes doing what they are supposed to do! Feel them and learn where they live. That way, you'll notice if they change! Don't worry, you're ok. ...Read more
My submandibular lymph nodes on my ride side are extremely sore and slightly swollen. I have not been sick recently and this happens every now and the?
Mpv is 13.4 - everything else on cbc, including extended wbcs were normal. Should I be worried? Specifically - lymphoma? 1cm lymph nodes submandibular
Nope! Don't worry!: Mpv stands for mean platelet volume, or how big your platelets are. And yours are pretty normal. 5-15 is the normal range. With everything else in the normal range, there's nothing to worry about. One centimeter lymph nodes are normal, especially in someone your age. Mpv is one of many measurements we ignore on automatic blood counts, unless you have another blood problem. Which you don't! ...Read more
I can feel/touch my submandibular lymph nodes near/in front of my left ear but nothing in the right side. Normal?
Normal.: Feeling a lymph node on one side is most likely normal. If you have pain or swelling, you need to consult your dentist or pcp. ...Read more
Can you roll out your submandibular salivary gland bilaterally? Or am I rolling out my submandibular lymph nodes? Unsure.
Is it normal to roll out submandibular lymph nodes from under the jaw billaterally? I keep doing this because of health anxiety.
Doesn't sound normal: It does sound like you'd benefit from good CBT therapy targeted on managing your health anxiety and any other issues that emerge. You'll do well at learning the skills and might enjoy the feeling of personal empowerment you gain. Avoid doing physical damage to your body. Put your intellect to good use for your own benefit. Best! ...Read more
22 yr old f. Palpable soft firm bilateral submandibular lymph nodes for 5 months. Now palpable cervical node just above clavicle on left mobile. DDx?
Ct results say numerous small subclinical lymph nodes in right and left neck. Submandibular and parities glands symmetrical in side to side. Meaning?
Most likely benign:
We all have lymph nodes - they are the factories that build the cells and compounds that fight off infections.
They can be seen on all ct scans, even in normal patients. When they enlarge, it can be due to infection or something else, like a tumor or lymphoma. Sometimes, even normal sized ones are abnormally functioning on a pet/ct.
Symmetry is good, and small is good, almost always. ...Read more
I just quit smoking because every time, I'd get severe stabbing pain in my lymph nodes - no pattern mid jugular and near clavicle, submandibular?
Not a usual side-: -effect of smoking, but it's good that U did. I assume the problem is solved. ...Read more
I have Sjogrens syndrome and have had to have both submandibular salivary glands removed and now on both sides of my neck below the jaw the lymph nodes are very hard and have not changed for almost a year do I need to be concerned?
21 F. Had sore throat a month ago. Took anti biotics but still have bilaterally palpable submandibular lymph nodes! Not very tender. Pellet like.
Common: The lymph nodes enlarge during acute infection. And after reduce in size. They will continue to fluctuate in size whenever infection or irritation occur. They will be palpable but shouldn't be tender unless ailment causes them to enlarge ...Read more
I have two painless swollen lymph nodes on right jaw (i think submandibular gland) for quite some time. I can feel them with hands. I use snuff.
Needs eval: These need to be evaluated by your doctor or ENT specialist. You are correct to be concerned, especially since you appropriately report you use snuff which can contribute to the risk of mouth cancer even, unfortunately, at your young age. The fact that they are painless and you don't report an associated infection is also concerning. Make an appointment today. Best wishes. ...Read more
I have taken oral and IV Clindamycin and IV Azithromycin and still have group a strep with lymph nodes in the lumbar region of the left submandibular gland and a cyst in the right maxillary sinus. My white cell count has continued to elevate from 16.0 to
21 yr old. Had sore throat with runny nose. Now 6 days later palpable lymph nodes submandibular, on both sides and a yellow spot behind tonsils!
Strep, mono, adeno: The response from your nodes means your body is working the way it is supposed to. The spot does not tell us which bug you have. I suggest you seek medical attention so if it is strep, you can medicine so you reduce your chance of any complications. There are other infections you could have and many of them require supportive care. ...Read more
Not palpable: 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
Enlarged lymph node: Often 6 weeks or even a little more. You should be followed by a physician until the lymph node has returned to normal. ...Read more
Do we all have lymph nodes in r necks? Is there loads of them and can u always feel them? Wat size r they?
Yes we all do...: These are usually less than a centimeter in size and cannot be felt. Some people have reactive lymph nodes which can be felt on both sides of the neck. However one or more large lymph nodes could be a sign of infection or cancer and should be checked by a physician. At your age cancer is less likely but if enlarged lymph nodes persist you should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Can reactive neck lymph nodes feel like they're about 2cm x 1cm in size? Okay for nodes to feel longer than wide?
Lymph nodes: Yes, Reactive lymph nodes can become large. But, they become worrisome for cancerous if large lymph nodes becomes firm/hard, matted, or/and immobile. Then see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. Doctor may perform biopsy or fine needle aspiration to make a diagnosis and treat accordingly. ...Read more
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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