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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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My mom (60) has really soft/mushy, round, swollen lump on her left clavicle (supraclavicular). Going to doc later. But what exactly could this be?

Could be?: Much as I would like to give you all the information needed I cannot give good answers till I get more information. Don't worry I am sure your doctor will care for you completely. If possible I would appreciate hearing from your doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?

I have swollen lymph node in front of left ear pain over left clavicle swollen lymph node in right armpit and thore throat. Cause? What should I do?

Let me explain: Whenever you has swelling lymph nodes you think this way. 1-the node large because there is disease in them. (cancer) 2_the lymph swell because reaction (infection close by. You check it out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi , 3 swollen node's for 5 years, 2 right side or neck, 1 left clavicle. Largest is 1cm, no further growth or addition nodes. Should I be concerned?

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3 swollen node's for 5 years, 2 right side or neck, 1 left clavicle. Largest is 1cm, no further growth or addition nodes.

Should I be concerned?

YES: you must be examined, evaluated, diagnosed and treated. You have waited 5 years to ask this question? Get a lymph node biopsy and extensive blood testing. ...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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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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Neck soreness/pain, left side, clavicle, side and back of neck. Several swollen nodes for more than 2 months. Havent felt sick just pain. Ent thinks muscleissue. Lots of stress over months. Any idea?

Neck soreness/pain, left side, clavicle, side and back of neck. Several swollen nodes for more than 2 months. Havent felt sick just pain. Ent thinks muscleissue. Lots of stress over months. Any idea?

Neck pain: Everything except for the swollen lymph nodes sounds like cervical myofascial syndrome. This is very commonly aggravated by stress. Sometimes there are underlying issues with your neck including disc pathology. This is the most commonly treated conservatively however the diagnosis is usually best made by an orthopedic surgeon or neurologist rather than an ent. ...Read more

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My 2.5 year old son has swollen lymph nodes in neck, clavicle, underarm and groin. Only swollen on the left side, fever started 2 days ago.

My 2.5 year old son has swollen lymph nodes in neck, clavicle, underarm and groin.  Only swollen on the left side, fever started 2 days ago.

Lymphadenopathy: At this age, we see fever with certain group of lymph node enlargement, like neck, under chin, behind ears and some other areas. Cause is mostly of viral. If multiple groups are involved with fever but no rash, i will advise to have a thorough exam by his pediatrician, check for liver /spleen enlargement, have simple blood test like a cbc. With diff. And any more if needed. Do not get scared. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of a left side swollen painful clavical with a non itchy red rash?

Shingles: Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen neck on left side 11 y.o. child, the bottom portion above collarbone. Painless &hard to touch. Not sick but have untreated caries. What is it?

Swollen neck on left side 11 y.o. child, the bottom portion above collarbone. Painless &hard to touch. Not sick but have untreated caries. What is it?

Swollen neck: This should be examined by his doctor. It may be a swollen lymph node or a cyst. Depending on the cause of the swelling other tests such as blood work, X-rays or an ultrasound may be required. Have him see you doctor soon. Swelling in this area can be concerning. All the best. ...Read more

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