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Is there such a thing as swollen lymph nodes on the heart?

Is there such a thing as swollen lymph nodes on the heart?

Yes: We often see lymph nodes in the region of the heart on CT scans. However, this is considered abnormal. We would need to know all your history to help determine why you have them. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more

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Can heart burn cause swollen lymph nodes or problems with your throat?

Can heart burn cause swollen lymph nodes or problems with your throat?

No and yes: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or acid reflux that affects the upper throat, usually causes throat clearing, thick mucus in the throat, hoarseness, cough, and sensation of a "lump" in the throat. Exam by an ENT is necessary to rule out anything more serious if the symptoms persist for more than a few weeks. Acid reflux does not cause swollen lymph nodes. I would look into other causes if nodes are big. ...Read more

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Living with an Enlarged Prostate (Checklist)

Avoid spicy foods
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Control fluid intake after 6PM
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Avoid excessive caffeine
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Empty your bladder before going to bed
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Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Neck and shoulders feel very warm, increased heart rate, right thyroid feel enlarged, no fever, no swollen lymph nodes, sweaty hands?

Some thoughts: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and overactive thyroid due to irritation (or even rarely Tumor) of the thyroid can certainly increase metabolism. Would be easily checked with a regular doctor appointment, but overactive thyroid is quite harsh on the system and shouldn't be let go for days. ...Read more

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Child with visible blue veins on legs,chest and feet,pale,dark eye circles,swollen lymph nodes,inflammation on heart,lungs and GI tract,tired,asthma?

Child with visible blue veins on legs,chest and feet,pale,dark eye circles,swollen lymph nodes,inflammation on heart,lungs and GI tract,tired,asthma?

Have your child seen: By their pediatrician right away. You don't say the child's age, but something serious sounds likely. I hope it's not serious. ...Read more

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Living with an Enlarged Prostate (Checklist)

Avoid fluids prior to bedtime
once every night
Limit substances that increase urination such as caffeine and alcohol
daily
Try urinating from a seated position
daily
After emptying your bladder, wait a moment, relax, try to void again
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For 6 months: total loss of appetite, swollen lymph nodes, rapid heart beat (110 avg), severe shortness of breath, fatigue. Help. Feeling like death. ?

For 6 months: total loss of appetite, swollen lymph nodes, rapid heart beat (110 avg), severe shortness of breath, fatigue. Help. Feeling like death. ?

I am very sick: Please understand the limits of internet medicine. You are describing significant symptoms. If your physicians are finding that you have no obvious diagnoses it is time for a second opinion or to go to your family physician and to ask what and when you will understand what is wrong with you. ...Read more

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I'm sixteen and have had swollen lymph nodes near my jaw swell up ever once and a while. It's been doing this since august after i got hit in the head

I'm sixteen and have had swollen lymph nodes near my jaw swell up ever once and a while. It's been doing this since august after i got hit in the head

Many options: With the history of trauma, perhaps you need to have a dental exam. Are the nodes present on both sides of your jaw? Regardless, you need a careful exam to determine what is going on. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing whenever possible.
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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Swollen lymph nodes near small intestine?

Swollen lymph nodes near small intestine?

Need more info: You obviously have seen a doctor and had a CT scan. There are too many causes of enlarged abdominal lymph nodes to be of able to provide a meaningful opinion without more information. Please discuss it with your doctor who has more information about your health. ...Read more

Dr. John Comisi
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Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands is also known as Enlarged lymph nodes. Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill ...Read more

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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac is also known as Heart. Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more

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