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Swollen Glands One Side Of Neck And Stiff
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?
Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. Blockage in ear on same side.
See your MD: Possible infection you should see your health care provider to be checked and treated. ...Read more
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more
Over last year noticed swollen glands left side of neck. Last couple of months more have popped up and above collarbone. Constant dull ache?
See doctor: Multiple enlarged lymph glands warrant an investigation that can only be done through physical examination, may be some tests and may even need a biopsy. ...Read more
Bite on top of head from horsefly. Two swollen glands popped at the base of the skull. Now another swollen on left side of neck. Is this normal?
Swollen glands in both arm pits for 3 months, uvular edema, crunchy glands on left side of neck..... Ige elevated high.....& liver levels high?
Throat pain for over a month, been talking penicillin for a week with no improvement. Swollen glands on left side of neck. I don't feel sick. Help!
Viral pharyngitis: With throat pain and swollen glands one wants to be sure there is bacterial and not viral infection. If penicillin isn't working and WBC normal use warm gargle with peroxide. Antibiotics induce MRSA as a possible side effect of unnecessary antibiotic treatment. Warm soaks also applied to neck nodes. ...Read more
I've had swollen glands on right side of neck for years, & now around jaw, negative mono. It hurts & keeps coming back. Also, have fibromyalgia. Ideas?
See below: Sjogrens can cause swollen minor salivary glands in the neck. Ask your doctor if you have been checked for this condition. ...Read more
Had swollen glands in neck all fine now.right side of neck hurts a little like pulled muscle. He took blood to check himself for infection. What sort?
Blood test for glands in neck is usually done to check White cell count and type of cells and other time to test for Infectious Mono nucleosis
It is good that you are fine now. Did you receive any treatment like antibiotics
I will advise that you ask your doctor what did the blood test show ...Read more
Swollen glands on left side of neck congestion in nose and head tooth abcess on left side swollen tonsills? Listings angina or sinus. Infection?
You need help: Dental abscess will not repair itself. Call your dentist before infection gets worse. Sinus infection, nasal congestion, etc, is a medical, not a dental, issue. Make appointment w your physician. Swollen glands may be due to either or both. You need help... Please make the necessary appointments. ...Read more
Night sweats mood swings extremely tired swollen glands either side of neck left ear feels dull ache/pressure lump front of throat?
Many symptoms: Please see your doctor ASAP. If not available go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more
Sudden onset of pain in breasts, shoulder, neck, arms, upper back. Sensitive to touch. Swollen glands. Swelling pain. Stiffness. What is this?
Immune response: Please see your health provider to assess for the etiology for your excessive immune response. ...Read more
Strep throat a month ago. Swollen lymph nodes went away within a few days of z-pak. Swollen painful nodes have returned on one side of neck. Fatigue.
Go back to doctor: Go back to doctor for exam and strep swab ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes, one on either side of neck. Both small, between .5cm-1cm? Should I worry? Is the symmetry a good sign? How long should I wait?
Swollen lymph nodes (2, one on left side of neck, one on right) since June 2015. Been to GP twice, tells me I'm OK both times. Trust my GP?
Yes trust your GP: Your GP was able to examine you. Trust your GP. Need to be reexamined if nodes are increasing in size, are painful or draining liquid. ...Read more
Is it normal for cervical swollen lymph nodes to be different sizes? One on each side of neck, same spot. Right swollen node feels bigger than left?
Yes, normal lymph nodes will be of different sizes.
Generally the ones closest to the angle of the mandible will the largest. ...Read more
Feels like two permanently swollen lymph nodes, just on left side of neck. One under jaw, other lower down neck. No pain, but always there. Reasons?
Cervical Lymph Nodes:
Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nodes in the neck may be reacting to infections drainage from the head and neck including mononucleosis, &HIV disease.
Lymphomas may present with non tender lymph node enlargement. Consider a head and neck exam and maybe antibiotics and needle biopsy. ...Read more
I have had IBS for 5 years but for the last 3 months I have had dysphagia, swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck and sensation that someone is pu?
Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Bumps on middle of forehead. Painful and itchy. Started as 5 or 6 small bumps and are now 2 big ones. Swollen lymph nodes on left side of neck/jaw.
Infection, shingles?: This sounds like a skin infection of some sort. It could be a bacterial infection (e.g. staph, strep, etc) but I'm more suspicious of herpes zoster (shingles). See a doctor ASAP. If bacterial, you'll need an antibiotic. If shingles, an antiviral drug (e.g. valacyclovir) needs to be started very soon to have maximum benefit. ...Read more
My Son is experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes for 4 weeks. He has a large lymph node swollen behind his ear and smaller ones throughout left side of neck. He was diagnosed over 4 weeks ago with Cellulitis of the cartilage on his ear.
My son is getting over a 3-day fever. Fever gone. He has swollen glands on the back of one side of his neck only and under on side of chin. Normal?
14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause? 14 yr old has swollen glands on back of neck for over 6 months. What is cause?
One is really large about midway down back of neck on right side of spine and is approx. 2-3cm in
Probably benign: Enlarged nodes in a 14-year old are probably not serious, but if they are getting larger, they should be investigated. Measure them carefully and repeat in two or three weeks. If they've not changed in six months, they are probably nothing. ...Read more
I have swollen glands, 3 tonsils that are soft and sensitive one on each side and one under my neck, difficulty eating, throat pain, headache?
Swollen lymph nodes only in left side of neck. For 5 years. No other symptoms. What could this be?
Could be anything: Persistant swollen lymph nodes for prolonged periods of time is likley to be a result of a resolved infection or other inflamitory state. The other concerns would of course be lymphoma or sarcodosis. Concerning symtpoms in the presence of lymph nodes in the neck would include difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing, night sweats, weight loss ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes on the right side of neck. Perfect cbc, no obvious signs of illn3ss. On augmintin for 10 days. 6 days down and no improvement?
Swollen node: Enlarged lymph nodes can be due to infection, malignancy, HIV etc..., if nodes continue to be enlarged and there is no apparent reason for it, then a biopsy may be needed to find out why, sometimes the enlarged lymph node may shrink by itself without ever knowing why it was swollen ...Read more
I feel something swollen in left side of neck for 1month.my doctor says it is bilateral anterior cervical chain lymphadenopathy. I am 17.I am afraid!!
Nodes: Lymph node enlargement aka lymphadenopathy is quite common in two anatomic locations: 1) the neck area & 2) the groin. These locations are prone to infections (viral or bacterial)& will result in the body's reacting with lymphadenopathy. Follow up with your MD, & also have your dentist check for any oral problems that could cause such reactive changes. If there is progressive? In size, see MD. ...Read more
I have had swollen lymph nodes in my neck and left side of face for 5 years. Left side of neck and face is swollen. Dr says don't worry. What do I do?
Follow-up: Chronically swollen lymph nodes in the head and neck area are generally not due to a malignancy such as lymphoma or head and neck cancer. Chronic infection in the head and neck area could be a cause and there may be some lymphatic blockage causing the swelling. It would not be unreasonable to scan the area and possibly biopsy an accessible node. ...Read more
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