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

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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What to do about swollen, hard, tender lymph nodes in my neck that do not move?

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

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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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.

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

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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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?

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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Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is this?

Lymph nodes swollen in neck, hard, not big and im not sick. What is this?

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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Im I recently wrote about the four lumps on my lymph nodes that are hard and swollen and now another on my neck what is going on im scared?

Im I recently wrote about the four lumps on my lymph nodes that are hard and swollen and now another on my neck what is going on im scared?

Lymphadenopathy: There are many causes of enlarged lymph nodes including infection, hodgskin.s disease, lymphoma. You should see your PCP ASAP to check them and you will need work up . ...Read more

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