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Submental Lymph Nodes
There are several: possible causes, such as viral or bacterial infections, blockage of a salivary gland or even cancer. These lymph nodes typically swell from a problem within the mouth, the lips, the tongue or the skin nearby. Please see your doctor to have them evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to know: It depends on where the cancer came from. Most cancerous nodes in this area would be from lip cancer, floor of the mouth cancer, cancer of the gum. With proper treatment, which can include surgery, radiation, and possible chemotherpy, the prognosis can be good. Other health problems such as smoking, diabetes, heart and lung disease all decrease the prognosis. ...Read more
Can you tell me in normal condition how a person feel submental lymph node which r located below middle of chin?
No : Only an experienced health care professional should evaluate what is normal or not. Even then evaluation is tricky and may require judgement or further testing. ...Read more
Lymph node swelling?: Start by seeing your dentist to rule out any dental infection as a cause. Your dentist may refer you to your physician if he\she does not believe the cause is dental in nature or feels this lump\swelling warrants further investigation. ...Read more
Is it possible for the submental lymph nodes to swell enough to put pressure on nerves and cause numbness in chin?
Submental nodes: Yes, that can happen, but you should get a doctor to examine this. ...Read more
I have a small submental lymph node enlargement just below my chin.I am 25 male.Sexually active.I have running nose since 13 years old. Is it aids?
I agree: I agree with the other doctors' answers. The lymph node is unlikely to be from hiv. However, the fact that you have the thought "could this be aids" means you really should be an HIV test. The HIV test is recommended now for everyone, especially if you have risk factors for getting hiv. Found early, treating HIV can prevent so many problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small thyroid nodule that is getting biopsied next week and a hard swollen submental lymph node (normal cbc), are they related?
Swollen bump under chin in front of neck near adams apple. Assuming it is a swollen submental lymph node and concerned also have had a headache today, and wonder what I should do about it
This : This may be suggestive of a thyroglossal duct cyst , particularly if there has been a history of fluctuating size, isolated midline or near midline structure, and elevates with swallowing. An ultrasound or ct scan of the neck is often helpful if this is suspected. A more thorough history and physical exam is always a good starting point. ...Read more
I hv a submental lymph node swelling under my chin of size 1cm. Also have 3 big pimples on chin which i popped. Is this HIV or infection of pimmples?
Lymph node swelling: Lymph nodes are part of our body's janitorial service (process badness & drain away if possible or try to contain it in the node). Node may well be draining an infection as single swollen node speaks against HIV but a good exam is in order & testing if you have risk factors for HIV (iv drug use, sharing needles, exchanging sex for drugs, Cocaine use, unprotected sex). Have your doc take a look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard, fixed lymph nodes in neck. U/s stated nodes appeared normal. Can u/s distinguish a hard node from soft node? Can u/s detect nhl?
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