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Swollen Lymph Node Near Collar Bone
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Yes and No: You need a through physical examination to determine the significance. ...Read more
Hard to say.: Any infection, scratch or irritation of the skin, or head and neck can cause the lymph nodes to enlarge. What matters is your other symptoms & how long the lymph node stays enlarged. Consider getting it checked now, so your doctor can check for the cause. When the cause is found and treated the lymph node goes down over the next several weeks. If it stays enlarged, other tests may need to be done ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node on my collar bone. It's about the size of a 50 cent piece. It's hard and I have had it for 4 weeks.
Get seen now: This is very worrisome. Your physician knows what to do. ...Read more
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
Several bug bite on back just behind shoulder. Large swollen lymph node on top of collar bone. Bites look to be better though. Cause?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a swollen lymph node above my left collar bone 3 weeks, no other symptoms. Went to dr had a CBC and mono test. Everything came back normal. Next?
I've had a swollen lymph node on my left collar bone for almost a yr., I noticed I have 3-4 small ones on my left ribs, and big ones on both my arms a?
See doctor: You need to see a doctor for evaluation. Time to get going ...Read more
My apn said he can't do anything for me swollen lymph nodes should I get second opinion? In front of ear and collar bone now on rib upper left node
Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.
I have swollen lymph nodes for over 8 months in my neck n collar bone and have emphysema COPD. They dnt hurt. Doc sending me to ENT..shld I be worried?
I have a tender, slightly swollen spot on right side of the collar bone but not in the hollow. It is bellow the lymph node. Should I have it checked?
Swelling: Yes, at your sge it is advisable to check it out. ...Read more
Is it a bug bite or a swollen lymph node? Symptoms of swollen lymph node near collarbone? 18 years old, female.
See doctor: You may be having either of two, bug bite or swollen lymph node near collarbone . But lymph node may be painful to touch and warm while bug bite may be red ,slightly swollen.Your health provider will be able to decide and treat you as needed ...Read more
Usual place 4 them: There is a long chain of lumpy ducts & nodes. If u just felt theme they may have been there a long time. They will increase in size with any illness or infection & may never shrink 2 their regular size. No pain, redness or sign of infection. If a female, have ur gyn check them, if male, ur pcp. ...Read more
Can being hit in neck with ball cause swollen lymph node? Above collarbone? I also have no symptoms out of the ordinary so... I'm getting scared
Hello, I have a swollen lymph node that just appeared on my collarbone and it's been swollen for about a week now. Should i be concerned about this?
probably not yet: If the ln are small wait another 1-2 weeks if they are large and rapidly growing see your doctor now. ...Read more
Tender lump under ear(was a swollen lymph node and now feels more like a hard lump) and small lump (swollen lymph node?) by collarbone. Should i worry
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