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Swollen Lymph Gland On Back Of Head
Depends: Lymph nodes are usually small 5mm soft, non tender and freely movable if they enlarge they may become tender or hard or fixed (non-movable) depending upon the cause of the enlargement. ...Read more
I have what i think is a swollen lymph node on the back of head. Tender to the touch and hard. Noticed a week ago. It's pea sized. Should i see a dr?
Not necessary.: If the lymph node is that small, not to worry. It will likely go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. You only need to see a doctor if it doesn't go away or continues to enlarge. ...Read more
Tingling in left arm,sum chest pain, swollen and painful lymph node glands. light head ringin in ears.chesty cough?
Hard immovable lump where top of neck and base of skull meet along the hairline (occipital lymph node?); itchy scalp; swollen lymph nodes on neck
Don't worry: It's common at age 16 to have enlarged lymph nodes- you have an active immune system. The lymph nodes at the base of your skull in back are occipital lymph nodes. They get big from viral infections, particularly mononucleosis. If these wax and wane in size, don't worry. If they stay big, see a doctor. Rarely 16-year-olds get lymphoma. I don't think your itchy scalp is related; dandruff? ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node at the side of my neck and last night i discovered that a gland is swollen at the back of my neck what may cause 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
Infection healed, lymph nodes increasing?! i had 3 swollen in underarm and now 1 in other arm. Behind back of my head, have 2 bumps and swollen gland?
Go back to doc: To be certain everything is ok. May still be clearing but be certain you are fine. ...Read more
Swoll salivary gland lft side, swoll lymph nodes both sides. Ct scan clear. Jaw pain, headaches back of head when off antibiot. What could it be?
Vague: Hard to say without a thorough exam, history and some testing. See a Dr. asap ...Read more
Swollen lymph node (~quarter size) right side under chin. Hurts to touch and when head tilts to left or back (skin presses at it stretches). 2 days?
Infectious: Swollen tender lymph nodes over a several day perior probably represents an infectious etiology. These particular lymph nodes can become swollen due to infections within the mouth. Mono and other viral ilness can cause a similar picture. Persistant swollen lymph nodes warrent evaluation and biopsy to exclude a lymphoma. ...Read more
Depends : It could be cyst. Could also be a sign of infection. Requiring full exam. You should get checked out. ...Read more
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