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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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

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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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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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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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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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What do hard, swollen, extremely painful/tender lymph nodes in the neck mean?

What do hard, swollen, extremely painful/tender lymph nodes in the neck mean?

Diff possibilities: Tender is usually a good sign & if you have a few relatively small tender lymph nodes & you struggle with allergies or have a cold, those could cause it. However if you have a very lg or hard, immobile node(s) it's best to get that checked out. You might also want to check for swollen lymph nodes elsewhere in the body & if you find some, that would be another reason to get checked out. ...Read more

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