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Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Infections: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely , consult your doctor for treatment. Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

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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

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

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Billions of lice in head , can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?

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

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What caues swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck?

What caues swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck?

Lots-o-stuff: Most often related to infection in throat or head and neck area. But could be cancer or lymphoma. Needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node on right side of neck for about a year now. Not growing , no pain but abnormal ultrasound on it. What Could this be? Cancer?

Swollen lymph node on right side of neck for about a year now. Not growing , no pain but abnormal ultrasound on it. What Could this be? Cancer?

Cancer unlikely: If the node has not grown for a year it is unlikely to be cancer. It is not clear what you mean by abnormal ultrasound, as ultrasound is not a usual way to examine a lymphnode. You may wish to discuss that with the doctor who ordered the ultrasound examination. ...Read more

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Right side of tongue sharp pain when eating or stretching it. No visible bumps. Swollen lymph node on right side of neck. What's wrong with me?

Right side of tongue sharp pain when eating or stretching it. No visible bumps. Swollen lymph node on right side of neck. What's wrong with me?

Tongue: You may have an infection or small tear in your tongue on that side. The presence of a swollen lymph node goes along with an infection. You need to be evaluated by you doctor. ...Read more

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I have two small swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck under the jaw. They feel somewhat connected but small. Is this normal? Can sorta move each

I have two small swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck under the jaw. They feel somewhat connected but small. Is this normal? Can sorta move each

Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually will swell secondary to some type of infection or allergy. I expect your problem should be short lived. However some lymph nodes will swell and remain palpable. This is usually not a concern. However, if they become big or spongy that can be a sine of lymphoma. Get checked! ...Read more

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I have had IBS for 5 years but for the last 3 months I have had dysphagia, swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck and sensation that some one is pu?

I have had IBS for 5 years but for the last 3 months I have had dysphagia, swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck and sensation that some one is pu?

Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node on right side of neck for two months i been to the doctor they don't think is cancer can it be from a wisdom tooth?

I have a swollen lymph node on right side of neck for two months i been to the doctor they don't think is cancer can it be from a wisdom tooth?

YES: Any infection in the oral cavity can cause a lymph node to swell. It could be anything from an infected tooth that needs root canal, to a wisdom tooth, to a cancer, or most simply an allergic reaction or a cold. The lymph nodes on the side of the neck drain the mouth and the nose so they can be infected by something as silly as hay fever. ...Read more

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