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Swollen Lymph Node In Neck One Side
Can I have one or two swollen lymph nodes in my neck(one side) for 10 months and be still healthy? Can have them for no.Reson?
Yes: The nodes will not be swollen for no reason, but the reason isn't necessarily a problem with your health. Lymph nodes increase in size when the immune system is fighting something, like an infections or injury. Having said that, big or painful lymph nodes that don't shrink back down should be evaluated. In your age group, lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes, is a rare but real possibility.Hyj/k. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes of neck on one side,since 3weeks mobile and tender sometimes.now since 2days I hav 99• f fever and loose stools.wat can this be?
Fever: The symptoms are nonspecific. However given you have had then 3 weeks I would check it out. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in neck! Right side one has been swollen for a month and a half, left side lymph nodes developed within, cancer? Biopsy coming up
Ans: Lymph nodes become inflamed for many possible causes. Now they can take several months to resolve. You are having a biopsy so that is fine but did you ever have your blood drawn? Do you know those results? ...Read more
Reactive: The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes "react" to viral infections. This is their job description. They enlarge to help fight the infection. It it's larger than a marble or has been their for more than 2 weeks, have your doctor take a look at it. In your case, be sure you're seen, . ...Read more
Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.
Should i be seen? I have one swollen lymph node in neck, lower back pain, cloudy, smelly urine and 20 pound weight loss with loss of appetite.
Absolutely: Ofcourse you should be seen....Yesterday. Get to your doctor. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral cavity that spreads to lymph nodes they enlarge, become matted, and for the most part fix to jugular vein.
Painful nodes are the sign of inflammation such as oral cavity or pharynx unassociated with tumor. Antibiotics may be necessary for control. ...Read more
See primary MD: See your primary care MD for a lymph node exam and possibly bloodwork and scans. Be well. ...Read more
Go see your DR:
Most lymph nodes are benign/non-cancerous and can be due to recurring infection in your throat and surrounding skin.
But if they are numerous and getting bigger, you may need to be biopsied to rule out any serious ailment including lymphoma.
God bless! http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/health/swollen-lymph-glands. ...Read more
Can be: You must hey check up, it can be related. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Acne confined to a shoulder may be from rubbing; we see this in men who bench-press large amounts of weight. Most adults have one or more palpable lymph nodes in the neck, and if they are not rock-hard, fixed to other structures, or growing rapidly, they're best ignored. Glad you're a good observer of the body. Good luck. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked ...Read more
Swollen lymph node in neck? It moves around and its small im 16 and scared
does it always mean something's wrong? Will i die? I feel fine
No: We all have lymph nodes and sometimes they will swell. The lymph nodes are part of your natural defense. They help remove infections and other substances from your body. They can swell in response to infection, or cancer, or nonspecific inflammation. I suspect yours is from a viral infection. Your physician can help clarify this for you. ...Read more
NO not at all: Swollen nodes in neck would have no connection with your prostatitisd. That is not possible as there is no connection between the prostate gland and the lymph nodes in the neck. Go get a doctor to check your neck and seek his/her advice. ...Read more
Hotel=bed bug bites on neck/back area 1 week ago. Today swollen lymph node in neck. Could this be the reason?
For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area..should I be worried?
Would not be worried: However, these need to be checked out by a physician and in the context of your medical history and a full medical exam. Go ahead and schedule an appointment. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually a sign of transient infection. They can rarely be an early sign of cancer, which needs to be diagnosed as early as possible. ...Read more
Got one swollen lymph node(mild) on the right side of my neck.got a dental abcess but on the left side can that be the causes or is it something else?
Separate conditions: They are two separate conditions. One thing they have in common, however, is that they can both be a product of infection and the visit to your dentist is warranted. ...Read more
Just found a swollen lymph node on right side of neck, its sore now that I have bothered it. Should i worry? I have another small one on same side
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. However if rapid growth is noted, or if bigger than 3cm, or if other symptoms develop you need to have it checked. The most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck are a viral illness, a dental infection, skin infection and "other". ...Read more
Billions of lice in head , can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?
Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the glands don't go down in 2 weeks, then see your internist. ...Read more
I have had a swollen lymph node one the left side back of my neck by my hair line for about 3 weeks maybe longer. It doesn't hurt, hasn't I increased in size (pea size maybe a little bigger) I saw a walk in doctor who said it didn't seem worrisome. Should
If: it is mobile and non tender and less than 1.5 cm, just watch for any changes. If it changes be reviewed again. All the best. ...Read more
I am referred to an ENT due to long term swollen lymph node.. Ct done, bloods normal.. I have now found another one on other side of neck? Worry?
Biopsy?: No need to worry yet. Just return and see if your ENT thinks a biopsy is indicated to rule out Hodgkin's lymphoma which can happen after mononucleosis sometimes. Fortunately, that is usually treatable, even curable. Please do make sure your hiv test is done and negative, though. ...Read more
Fight local infectio: Lymph nodes enlarge in response to inflammation in the area from which their drainage occurs. If you have an infected gum or tooth, have a one-sided tonsillar infection, or other similar conditions, this may be the explanation. If the node continues to enlarge, changes character (becomes hard, fixed, tender, warm to touch, etc.), or fails to resolve in time, have it examined by a doctor. ...Read more
I'm almost 25 years old. Is it normal to have a swollen lymph node on the right side of my neck at this age or should it be examined?
If it is small mobile node, you may watch and wait. Check it about once every two weeks. If it grows in size, becomes stuck to surrounding tissue and less mobile, or if other nodes become palpable, it would be time to consult a doctor.
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Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?
Lymph node.: By your description and by the amount of time that this node has been there, it’s probably fine. Although technically speaking, the only way to know with certainty would be to remove it and send it to a laboratory for pathologic analysis. ...Read more
Have a swollen lymph node on the lower right side of my neck and it has been getting smaller and bigger these past couple days? What could it be?
These are normal: Individual nodes change size inexplicably from day to day. Unless the node is obviously abnormal, ignore it. ...Read more
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