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Swollen Lymphatic Glands
Sir! i have swollen lymphatic glands at left side of my necks they are 4-5 in number and are of 1 inch dia.. is there any medical treatment except sur?
Need an exam: Lymph node enlargement(lymphadenopathy) is often due to a recent infection and sometimes underlying malignancy, or other disorders. If the lymph nodes have been present for a long time without enlarging in size there is less chance of malignancy. It would be best to have your physician examen you. He or she may decide to watch the nodes for a while or possibly order a lymph node biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on interferon/ribavirin and was curious how to keep my lymphatic system in good shape? My lymph glands in my neck gets swollen from time to time?
Generalised lymphadenopathy with 8 or so swollen lymph nodes, no more than 2cm, fevers that come and go, loss of appetite, low white/red blood count?
Day 3 of oretnizone and antibiotic for swollen gland/lymph nodes on left side only how many days should it take to pass
Painful nodes: Point toward infectious etiology, and jaw pain may indicate dental cause, particularly closed off abcess. Dentist & x-ray would be my first stop. The list is longer for painless nodes. In the area under the tongue/floor of mouth, a salivary gland can be the cause with a duct obstruction. ...Read more
Hard to say: Its hard to say what this might be. It depends on things like how big it is, how long it's been there, whether it's growing, whether it's painful, and how it feels... It is probably worth getting checked out soon; however, if it is growing it would need to be checked out immediately. ...Read more
Can you get swollen glands or lymph nodes if you were choked or somebody was squeezing hard on your neck?
Not usually: Chocking would not cause lymph glands to become larger. Choking may bring attention to glands that may have become larger for some other reason. If the choking you are referring to is part of domestic or other violence, you ought report it to the police and remove yourself from the abusive situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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