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Swollen Area On Left Side Of Neck Lymph Node Or Gland
Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?
Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity.It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, i would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?
I have has a swollen lymph node in left side of neck for 9 months. Now in the last 2 weeks 7 more have for swollen same side no pain not sick at all ?
Need to see DR: You need to seen by your DR in the near future. What you are describing needs immediate evaluation to make a DX. You need a full exam, and probably will need a BX of one of the nodes to make a DX Even though you are feeling fine, and not "sick"--you need to be seen. Please call and make your apt today. ...Read more
16 mo old has small swollen lymph node on left side of neck... Has been there for 6-8 months. Ped said don't worry: I am anyway. Should I be?
Lymph nodes: You will have lots to worry about in the future. This one you can believe your doctor and file it away as normal. I believe a relaxed mom will help develop a happier child. Find a doctor you trust and pay him to worry. Remember if something is bad enough to worry about you will know it. Don't sweat the small stuff. Enjoy your child and have fun!! ...Read more
Swollen lymph gland on left side of neck, severe renal colic on left side today, are they related?
Not related: What is the reason for the neck node.Even caries tooth can cause it , but nodes from thyroid,mouth infections and cancers ,on lt side alone from stomach cancer things like lymphoma,leukemia can cause the enlarged nodes. TB lymph node tough rare in US to be r/o. If you have abdominal nodes,they can put pr on the ureter and cause renal colic like picture though it will not happen all of a sudden. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have had swollen lymph node on left side of neck for 1 year, rubbery, now more nearby in last 2 months. Night sweats last 2 months. Is this concerning?
Is a swollen lymph node on left side of neck with eustachian tube dysfunction anything to worry about? It is about almond-sized.
If lymph node: is less than 1cm and recent onset, probably no. If it is larger or persistent, you should show it to your doctor. ...Read more
Really swollen and sore lymph node on left side of neck and intense jaw pain on right side that seems to where jaw attaches for over a week?
What could cause a lump 2" or so below clavicle in middle of chest, slightly swollen lymph node on bottom left side of neck, and GI issues?
Recently got hair braided, lymph node on left side of neck swollen, it happen once before with braids, can I take some bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or what you suggest ?
See below: Most commonly, lymph glands swell in response to infection and inflammation. This is what they should do as they help the body ward off these conditions. Less commonly but moer importantly, they become cancerous. If they are growing or have been enlarged for longer than 2-4 wekks, see your doctor. ...Read more
I had lice for a long time , and my lymph node on back right side of neck is enlarged , lice is removed but lymph node is still swollen , why?
I've had a swollen occipital lymph node on back right side of neck since I was 18. I'm 24 now and the node is fairly small feeling on the surface. It painless to the touch. When I pinch the skin under it feels like it may be the size of a half inch ?
May be lipoma: This may not be a lymph node and consider a liphoma. Ask your physician to clarify. ...Read more
Is a swollen lymph node in bacht side of neck that is caused so probably by lice is small and rubbery. When it will go away?
Lice: When the lice is eradicated and there are no other causes for the lymph node like infected hair follicle. The fact that it is small, rubbery, and not growing over time is reassuring and could also mean it is a non pathologic node. We feel normal lymph node in different areas of our bodies in areas where they are closest to the skin. ...Read more
Just found a swollen lymph node on right side of neck, its sore now that I have bothered it. Should i worry? I have another small one on same side
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. However if rapid growth is noted, or if bigger than 3cm, or if other symptoms develop you need to have it checked. The most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck are a viral illness, a dental infection, skin infection and "other". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Billions of lice in head , can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?
Swollen lymph node on the right side of neck caused by lice infestation, when will it go away? 2 weeks after lice is removed?
2_-4 wks: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body & generally noticable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They rarely can become damaged by infection & grow to golf ball size & need drainage or removal. Most enlarge and later shrink back down within a 4 wk cycle unless chronically stimulated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4 y/o has had a swollen lymph node in lower side of neck, easily movable, about 1.5-2 CM for 5 mos. Cbc normal, no fevers, node unchanged. Normal?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
On r side of neck i've what feels like very swollen tonsilar or corotid lymph node. It shrinks at night. Could it restrict blood flow & cause stroke?
Unlikely: If would be very unusual for a neck mass to get large enough to compress the main artery going through the neck and then lead to a stroke but having said that i would get the mass evaluate by a physician or ENT doctor to rule out any compression issues plus to make a diagnosis of what this mass might be. ...Read more
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