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Swollen Lymph Nodes Near Heart
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
Painful swollen lymph nodes near ear and jaw. Sudden onset not sick side of face swollen and tender wait it out or seek care now?
Seek care now: It is best to be seen soon in situations like this. This could be an infection that requires antibiotics and it is best to get it diagnosed soon. Your primary care physician or other general practitioner should be able to get the right diagnosis. All the best, ariel. ...Read more
Depends: The treatment would depend upon the diagnosis. The best route of action is to speak with your physician. If the nodes are only slightly enlarged then monitoring may be the best option; if they are large and accessible then biopsy may be the way to go. In addition, any work-up will also depend upon how long the nodes have bee there. Hope that this helps. ...Read more