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Swollen Lymph Nodes Around Aorta One Measuring 4cm
Nodes: Lots of things can cause enlarged lymph nodes. Generally the ones around the aorta would be enlarged because of processes in the body below their level such as the pelvis or lower extremities. This is not a firm rule however as some systemic problems can also cause it. ...Read more
I recently had ct & diagnosed with several swollen lymph nodes around my aorta. The largest at 4 cm. What can cause this?
My son has what looks like swollen lymph nodes. One large on the left of his neck and a smaller one on the right. He has no signs of illness???
Not unusual: Children can have enlarged lymph nodes with or without infectious causes. Most of the time these are just reactive lymph nodes and will resolve over time. Seek immediate treatment if the lymph node is red, warm or painful. If the lymph node does not resolve in a 4-5 days have his primary care provider evaluate the lymph node. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono at the beginning of April. I had many swollen lymph nodes and most of them went down, but there is a big one on the right si?
Best advice is to recheck with your DR whom you have been seeing.
They have your full medical history and will be able to give you correct information. ...Read more
You can estimate the: Lymph nodes can be measured in size by you or by your physicians. You can grab the lymph node between your thumb and one of the fingers and mark the distance between the two borders and put a scale on the two dots along the borders. There you have the size, commonly expressed as diameter in centimeters. ...Read more
Not likely: Lymph nodes on one side of the neck need to be evaluated by your physician and a complete physical needs to be done. If you are smoking, please stop. ...Read more
Get exam now: May not just be nodes. If fixed/stuck & painless, then suspicious for mass requiring biopsy. If masses are mobile - if you can roll them around under your skin & are tender, that's relatively reassuring: they're reactive (to infection) and unlikely to be cancer. Get exam now. May be hidradenitis suppurativa or abscess which would require aspiration/drainage, packing, culture & antibiotics. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in both armpits. One is red and one is not. The red one is more senstive. Why?
It is inflamed: The redness tell you have active inflammations going on. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in both armpits. One red and one not. What does it mean if the red one is more sensitive?
My sinuses have been bad this year. Can this cause swollen lymph nodes? One side is worse than the other. Is this normal?
Yes: But could be other things so you should be seen for an exam. ...Read more
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
Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area (female), what could this be?
Possible tumor: Bilaterality of nodal disease in the groin is inflammatory or neoplastic. How large are the nodes and how firm? . Inflammation is tender. Tumor not tender. Area around anus should be checked for perianal lesion. If lesion is considered suspicious, the node must be removed for dx rather than needle bx which can be misinterpreted. ...Read more
My 4 month son has swollen lymph nodes on one side of his neck. They are small, movable, and shrinking slowly. Should I be concerned? He had a cold
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head, behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size. They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks ...Read more
Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area (female), no pain, what could this b?
No: There is no relationship between hemorrhoids and swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
Does HIV cause 3 mild swollen lymph nodes in one side of the neck? No other nodes are swollen in all my body? I tested negative!
Swollen lymph nodes, one on either side of neck. Both small, between. 5cm-1cm? Should I worry? Is the symmetry a good sign? How long should I wait?
Swollen lymph nodes in neck, that are all soft. Moveable and under 1cm except one is 1.5 cm. Temps of 99.2 frequently and chills? Been for 3 years!
Go to see MD: You should go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. There are different things like autoimmune disorder, infection, chronic inflammation or malignancy - at your age- hodgkin's lymphoma, testicular cancer are things to be ruled out. However since you mentioned that it has been there for 3 years -then hodgkin's, leukemia /ca would be less likely-as the problem. Go to see your doc for eval. ...Read more
I have had reoccurring swollen lymph nodes under both armpits with no other symptoms. Could this be from deodorant? One will go away then come back.
I have 2 swollen lymph nodes, one in my groin area and one between my boob n armpit, what could this be?!
I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck and one under left side of my chin my skin isn't red there not painfull they just sit there there not hard?
Swollen lymph nodes haven't been there for 2 weeks, but I've had the same one (left armpit) swollen before, for a few days every few months. Ideas?
See a doctor: When these are present, go to the doctor and let them examine you. ...Read more
2 swollen lymph nodes on one side of groin for 1mth now. No visible sores or cuts. Haven't had sex in over 3 months. What could it be? Mild discomfort
Enlarged or swollen lymph glands in groin not normal The process is inflammatory or tumor. Inflammatory nodes usually resolve and are tender arising from a site of inflammation usually on abdominal wall. Must R.O. primary or metastatic tumor to nodes. Check for skin lesions of lower abdominal wall, legs, or perianal region. If no site found bx of node to consider followed by needed
therapy. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes on my neck. One since 3 weeks ago. I´ve noticed the others 3 days ago. No symptoms, just my rhinitis is more active. WORRIED?
I have had 2 swollen lymph nodes on side of my neck for 3 months and just found 2 in my groin. All hard except one is soft and size of a bean. None hu?
See MD: You need to see an internist and have a full exam. These nodes can turn out to be nothing more than a few hypertrophic (enlarged) nodes or a host of other aliments. In any event a real history physical and labs are required ...Read more
Should I be concerned about swollen lymph nodes under one armpit? I can't feel them but my doctor did?
Continue following: It is more likely than not that the enlarged lymph node is benign. Unilateral lymph-node enlargement can be caused by a myriad of things that can stimulate the immune system such as animal scratch, a puncture wound in that hand or arm while gardening, a skin irritation on the arm or chest wall on that side. I recommend that you continue to let your doctor follow-up with you as he recommends. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes (2, one on left side of neck, one on right) since June 2015. Been to GP twice, tells me I'm OK both times. Trust my GP?
Yes trust your GP: Your GP was able to examine you. Trust your GP. Need to be reexamined if nodes are increasing in size, are painful or draining liquid. ...Read more
I have swollen lymph nodes in the neck one under left of chin and one in back of head right side don't have any symptoms had them for about 3 months?
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
Swollen lymph nodes. Had one in groin a few months ago;still there/not as noticeable. Wasn't painful. Noticed one in armpit today/is painful. Same side?
Lymphadenopathy: If this doesn't recede and become not painful in a week or so, or it gets progressively worse, see your PCP. ...Read more
Let your doctor guid: Your doctor can guide you further. Nodes are worrisome if they are hard to palpation and are more than one cm in size. So ask your doctor about what he/she thinks these are due to? If they are getting bigger a x-ray/scan or a biopsy may be needed if the doctor suspects that the nodes are diseased. ...Read more
Have eczema on hands for 4 years last year developed swollen lymph nodes, been over a year have one on left side and about 5 on right, neck hurts.
Could be serious: This could be a very serious finding. I suggest you see your doctor sooner vs later. ...Read more
Feels like two permanently swollen lymph nodes, just on left side of neck. One under jaw, other lower down neck. No pain, but always there. Reasons?
Cervical Lymph Nodes:
Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nodes in the neck may be reacting to infections drainage from the head and neck including mononucleosis, &HIV disease.
Lymphomas may present with non tender lymph node enlargement. Consider a head and neck exam and maybe antibiotics and needle biopsy. ...Read more
I keep getting swollen lymph nodes in my under arm. Around 4 months back I got one and it was infectedthe doctor removed it through a minor cut and t?
Not lymph nodes: Appears to be other processes than lymph nodes which don't just swell unless metastatic disease or severe infection present. The nodes are high up and adjacent to veins extending to arm. Sounds like you have had several infected sebaceous cysts or sweat glands that when not responding to soaks and antibiotics require local exceision. ...Read more
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
Male. Swollen lymph nodes under both armpits, one hurts, one doesn't. Head cold symptoms. Otherwise, no fever, no other symptoms. Unprotectedoral sx?
Please see your doctor. He/she will ask you a few questions, examine you, and order lab tests.
Examining your lymph nodes is critical.
Whether or not the doctor (s) will do anything to the nodules is not certain.
Hope all goes well - please keep me informed. ...Read more
I feel nauseous when I eat and I have one swollen lymph nodes at the nack of my neck near the skull and under the jaw. Recently I had a tootache.
Needs evaluation: It's quite possible you have some complication from your tooth problem - such as a localized abscess or even a bone infection (as the tooth sits in the bone and an uncontrolled dental infection can extend down into that). Because you have nausea and don't want to eat, that tells me that it's serious and you should not wait for it to go away. Please see a doctor ASAP. Where are you in the Phils? ...Read more
Bumps on middle of forehead. Painful and itchy. Started as 5 or 6 small bumps and are now 2 big ones. Swollen lymph nodes on left side of neck/jaw.
Infection, shingles?: This sounds like a skin infection of some sort. It could be a bacterial infection (e.g. staph, strep, etc) but I'm more suspicious of herpes zoster (shingles). See a doctor ASAP. If bacterial, you'll need an antibiotic. If shingles, an antiviral drug (e.g. valacyclovir) needs to be started very soon to have maximum benefit. ...Read more
Can a CT of sinuses see swollen lymph nodes? I have one directly under my chin and half way down my neck
Yes: Ct scans show bone and soft tissue. Soft tissue windows will allow the identification of lymph nodes. The determination of a "swollen" lymph node is based on diameter. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in neck and a hard, movable lump in armpit. Normal CBC from one week ago. Any idea what it can be? Very anxious right now.
See details: Numerous issues can cause lymph node enlargement but the hard mass in the armpit does give one cause for concern. Without knowing your history and being able to examine the areas involved, it is difficult to give specific advice. However, I would urge a complete evaluation including ct scan if this persists. ...Read more
What would cause drainage from one ear, swollen lymph nodes that don't subside and intermittent hazy vision in one eye? Thank you.
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