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Can supraclavicular nodes swell and become hard in a very short amount of time - 2-3 days?

Can supraclavicular nodes swell and become hard in a very short amount of time - 2-3 days?

Get these checked.: Assuming you and i are thinking of the same region - in the hollow above the collar bone, these lymph nodes can "drain" the chest and breast areas. Enlarged nodes can be indicators of infection - but they can also occur in cancer. Please don't ignore this important information. Contact your doctor soon. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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How to manage supraclavicular nodes enlargement which is flactuant, rubbery but persist for two weeks ?

How  to manage  supraclavicular  nodes  enlargement  which is  flactuant, rubbery   but  persist  for two  weeks
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Need more info: Enlarged lymph nodes occur for a variety of reasons. You need to have a complete exam. If these lymph nodes persist, then further diagnostic imaging and possibly a biopsy are needed. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to have R and L supraclavicular lymph nodes that are 0.5 CM and moveable?

Is it abnormal to have R and L supraclavicular lymph nodes that are 0.5 CM and moveable?

No: Since 2.2 cm measures one inch a 1/2 cm. lymph node is smaller than 1/4 inch. Several such nodes can be normally found without underlying pathology. If they progress in number, become painful or definitely enlarge to the 1 cm. size I would consider biopsy. ...Read more

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What should be size of supraclavicular nodes to be palpable ? What would be the growth rate in case on Cancer?

What should be size of supraclavicular nodes to be  palpable ? What would be the growth rate in case on Cancer?

Get in: If you can feel your supraclavicular nodes then that could be concerning. A recent illness could explain lymph node enlargement. However, palpable supraclavicular nodes should be evaluated by your physician. You may need further studies to determine other concerns. Please get in for evaluation. ...Read more

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Do cancerous and noncancerous supraclavicular lymph nodes have different hardness or texture?

Do cancerous and noncancerous supraclavicular lymph nodes have different hardness or texture?

Cancer - harder: Generally nodes with cancer are harder, however, it is not a finding to hang one's hat on. Definitive diagnosis needs removal of the tissue and examination by a pathologist. ...Read more

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Would supraclavicular lymph nodes be more than 1 inch above the collarbone? What does "just above" mean?

Would supraclavicular lymph nodes be more than 1 inch above the collarbone? What does "just above" mean?

Lymph nodes: supraclavicular refers to the area immediately above the collarbone and the base of the neck ...Read more

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Do supraclavicular nodes right and left, show up on chest xray if they were in the 2 CM range?do they show up easily on CT with contrast or U/S ?

Do supraclavicular nodes right and left, show up on chest xray if they were in the 2 CM range?do they show up  easily on CT with contrast or U/S ?

Imaging: Supraclavicular lymph nodes might be difficult to see on a chest x-ray. You should be able to see them on a CT of the chest. An ultrasound would be able to see them one at a time, but generally isn't used for monitoring because it doesn't give a good view of the surrounding tissues and especially the deeper structures. I hope this helps. ...Read more