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Swollen Neck Lymph Node And Gland
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I have a swollen lymph node at the side of my neck and last night i discovered that a gland is swollen at the back of my neck what may cause this?
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
The left side of my neck is swollen had a lymph node but it went away my gland and neck is still swollen how can I get rid of it?
Maybe never: It is difficult to know exactly what you are talking about without being able to examine the area. However, it sounds like the initial problem with the lymph node has resolved. But now you are still able to feel the node. It's possible that it may never disappear. As long as it's small and not tender, that's OK. If it's large - an inch or bigger, or sore, you should see your primary doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph node in neck swollen(hard but it moves, doesn't hurt) gland above it is firm. Also doesn't hurt. Not sick, no body chills. What could it be?
Probably: But that would depend upon the cause of the swollen lymph nodes. Have mom talk to her doctor. ...Read more
Swollen gland under chin on right side, lymph node that sticks out, pain in neck and shoulders, Reynauds, anxiety, slightly elevated lupus scan. ?
How do I differentiate the mandibular gland and lymph node? Is the gland directly above the neck pulse the mandibular gland?
It may be hard.: You should be checked, you may have a difficult time discerning between a lymph node or the submandibular gland. If you can simultaneously palpate with one hand the floor of your mouth and the other hand your neck on the same side. You may be able to compress the gland between the two hands. That is one way to feel the submandibular gland. But if you are worried get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: Lymph nodes are not considered swollen or enlarged unless they are bigger than one CM(>10 mm). But watch out, Intramammary lymph nodes can be a tumor as well. So this needs to be followed over the next 6 months either with repeat Ultrasound or a mammogram to make sure that it is not getting bigger in size(growing, which may imply that it is more likely to be breast cancer nodule). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 lumps in my neck i think they are my submandibular immune lymph node glands , they are soo tiny and moveable don't hurt and I am able to eat?
Need to see Doc: Lumps in neck could be enlarged lymph nodes due to infections in the mouth, however, other conditions like chronic infections, tuberculosis, cancer, lymphoma needs to be excluded. Need further evaluation even an ENT consult to make sure that there is no pathology in the mouth, tongue and neck area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Possible cause of pain in swollen bump (lymph node? Gland?) in l labia major that can be felt from rolling fingers over l outside/top and middle? 22.
Many causes: It is difficult to tell from your description. It is not a lymph node. It could be plug up gland . The best is to see a doc. ...Read more
My salivatory gland or lymph node in that area right under/on chin bone swollen the size of a canadian loonie and hurts followed by cough and tirednes?
See a doctor: what you are feeling could be enlarged salivary gland, or it could be an enlarged lymph nodes reacting to a viral,or bacterial event. first chew a gum or a hard candy that will stimulate the salivary gland. you need to see a doctor in case you need antibiotic fir the enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more
I have a swollen and sore gland (lymph node maybe?) on the far right side of my neck. I also just quit smoking after 1 yr of it-- could it be related?
Not likely: Cancers related to smoking usually require more tobacco than you have years. In addition young people often have lymph nodes that swell when exposed to novel viruses or immune challenges. Problems with teeth or ears can also cause swelling. This node should definitely get smaller over the next week or so. If not see your doc for a thorough exam and history. ...Read more
Hello I can feel a lymph node or a gland on both sides of my jaw, one in the lower back and two in the neck, i have no symptoms of a flu or a cold
Depends on Health: You will need an examination and an evaluation. I doubt the one on the back is a lymph node and maybe his sister lipoma. So your physician is the best way to clarify this. ...Read more
Idk if its my lymph node or glands in my throat but I was sick for a week an today there's a bump on my neck almost under my chin that hurts?
Swollen lymph node: Most likely it is a swollen lymph node. These nodes often are swollen after illness, and will get. Smaller as your infection resolves. ...Read more
How do I know if I'm feeling a swollen lymph node under the jaw (near chin) or my salivary gland? It's on both sides, feels like a nonmoveable ball.
Duration?: Likely a reactive lymph node. If persists another week, see ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
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