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Is it a bug bite or a swollen lymph node? Symptoms of swollen lymph node near collarbone? 18 years old, female.

Is it a bug bite or a swollen lymph node? Symptoms of swollen lymph node near collarbone? 18 years old, female.

See doctor: You may be having either of two, bug bite or swollen lymph node near collarbone . But lymph node may be painful to touch and warm while bug bite may be red ,slightly swollen.Your health provider will be able to decide and treat you as needed ...Read more

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I have swollen, tender lymph nodes on the left side of my neck and just above my clavical. No other symptoms. Could it be cancer?

I have swollen, tender lymph nodes on the left side of my neck and just above my clavical. No other symptoms. Could it be cancer?

Unlikely: Enlarged lymph nodes can be due to cancer but in that case they typically are painless. Infection related enlargement of nodes is often tender. if the nodes do not settle down in 2-3 weeks, you should get checked by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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A swollen lymph node behind my left clavical has grown slowly to over 6 mm. There are also two more small ones. Blood work came back anemic 9.4 hg but there are no infections and no other symptoms. What could be the causes?

A swollen lymph node behind my left clavical has grown slowly to over 6 mm. There are also two more small ones. Blood work came back anemic 9.4 hg but there are no infections and no other symptoms. What could be the causes?

Go see a blood speci: A blood specialist(hematologist) or oncologist can guide you best. You have anemia(hb of 9.4gm) which along with enlarged lymph nodes raises possibility of some serious problem in your system which will require further testing to find the caus eof your illness. I would not delay seeing a good doctor right away. ...Read more

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Hollow area behind clavicle swollen feels lk jello?

Be seen: Not sure what that is and i would want you to be seen soon. The hollow area behind the clavicle is not a usual place to be swollen and that warrants a visit. ...Read more

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I am being referred to a surgeon. My lymps are 39 and segs 52; I have a swollen node above left clavicle. (sudden irreg menst cycles too) what is this?

I am being referred to a surgeon. My lymps are 39 and segs 52; I have a swollen node above left clavicle. (sudden irreg menst cycles too) what is this?

Tell us: Have you had fever, sweats, sore throat, infection, weight loss? Are you a smoker? What is your hemoglobin and platelet count? Node biopsy could tell us a lot? Follow the advice and see what the surgeon tells you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a supraclavicular lymph node(left clavicle), why could it be swollen?

What to do if I have a supraclavicular lymph node(left clavicle), why could it be swollen?

Monitoring Centers: 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

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Painful swollen lymph node near clavicle don't feel sick and other nodes are normal what is it? Should i be concerned? Just got flu shot related?

Painful swollen lymph node near clavicle don't feel sick and other nodes are normal what is it? Should i be concerned? Just got flu shot related?

Monitoring Centers: 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

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My left clavicle lymph node has been swollen for 2 years. It sometimes is purple or red. What are the chances of lymphoma?

My left clavicle lymph node has been swollen for 2 years. It sometimes is purple or red. What are the chances of lymphoma?

Low: Jesse, If you have had it for two years, and it hasn't grown much, your chance of lymphoma is low. That being said, it would be best to see your doctor and get a biopsy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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