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Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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What can I do about swollen, hard, tender lymph nodes in my neck that do not move?

Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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What can I do about swollen, hard, tender lymph nodes in my neck that do not move?

See E N T doctor: See ENT doctor a s a p. Do not delay. Let him/her examine you and advise. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
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What to do if I have 2 hard swollen lymph nodes on my neck, what could this be please help?

Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Board Certified, Medical Oncology
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What to do if I have 2 hard swollen lymph nodes on my neck, what could this be please help?

MD visit: Hopefully is not serious but could be. You need a good physical exam. Your doc will decide if further workup (like scans or a biopsy) is needed. Best to you. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. David Boyer
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What to do about swollen, hard, tender lymph nodes in my neck that do not move?

Dr. David Boyer
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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See your doctor: Lymph node swelling that is tender may indicate an infection of your teeth, mouth, etc. A doctor is the best person to determine if the lymph glands are swollen from an infection or another process. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Board Certified, Child Psychiatry
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I have a hard movable swollen lymph node in my neck for a few months now, probably over 2cm, no other symptoms but I am absolutely obsessed with it, other side is also slightly swollen. I suffer from anxiety and OCD but I am absolutely terrified to ask my

Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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I have a hard movable swollen lymph node in my neck for a few months now, probably over 2cm, no other symptoms but I am absolutely obsessed with it, other side is also slightly swollen. I suffer from anxiety and OCD but I am absolutely terrified to ask my

Anxiety and OCD: produce great challenge and distress. Enlist a trusted supportive person to accompany you and reduce your terror in asking for a proper evaluation and appropriate treatment which hopefully will bring relief to your symptoms and eliminate your terror. Best regards for relief soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Sewa Legha
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How do you treat swollen lymph nodes in neck and hard to swallow or breathe?

Dr. Sewa Legha
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How do you treat swollen lymph nodes in neck and hard to swallow or breathe?

You need a medical e: A medical examination is advised in order to find out the cause of enlarged nodes. It can be due to an infection or cancer. Your doctor can tell the cause and guide you as to what is best next step. It may require a biopsy unless it is due to infection for which antibiotics may be indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Swollen lymph nodes in neck and a hard, movable lump in armpit. Normal CBC from one week ago. Any idea what it can be? Very anxious right now.

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Swollen lymph nodes in neck and a hard, movable lump in armpit. Normal CBC from one week ago. Any idea what it can be? Very anxious right now.

See details: Numerous issues can cause lymph node enlargement but the hard mass in the armpit does give one cause for concern. Without knowing your history and being able to examine the areas involved, it is difficult to give specific advice. However, i would urge a complete evaluation including ct scan if this persists. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Cooper
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Near syncope episode followed by sudden onset of hard palate pain, swollen throat (no soreness), and swollen lymph nodes in neck. ?

Dr. Louis Cooper
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Near syncope episode followed by sudden onset of hard palate pain, swollen throat (no soreness), and swollen lymph nodes in neck.  ?

See MD: If you are still having pain, I suggest an ER visit now. You may need to have an MRI or CT to see what is causing these issues. I do not want to speculate on cause, I think best is to be seen to establish diagnosis and treatment if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Tested - for RA have swollen lymph nodes in neck hard all the way down necj first was knots swellin in knees fingers ankles mucus in stool?

Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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Tested - for RA have swollen lymph nodes in neck hard all the way down necj first was knots swellin in knees fingers ankles mucus in stool?

Need full evaluation: you need a full avail way she can. He's heard nachos could be rheumatoid nodules or lymph nodes. You need to be certain what else may be going on so we need to look at the differential. You need to see a rheumatologist to clarify exactly what the diagnosis is. It may not be rheumatic ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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I have two 1 cm swollen lymph nodes in neck. They have been there for years but have recently been getting bigger/firmer. Possible cancer?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
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I have two 1 cm swollen lymph nodes in neck. They have been there for years but have recently been getting bigger/firmer. Possible cancer?

Unlikely: Everybody has a couple of nodes that wax and wane. They are your friends. If it is cancer, they will be obviously abnormal. ...Read more

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