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Swollen supraclavicular lymph node, one side. Why?

Swollen supraclavicular lymph node, one side. Why?

Needs evaluation: Enlarged lymph nodes can be reactive, responding to some infection for example, or reflect the presence of cancer. Isolated enlargement of a supraclavicular node can be from infection or other benign causes, but it is unusual. This should be checked out by a physician and possibly be biopsied. ...Read more

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I have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node. Would it swell from an infected tooth?

I have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node. Would it swell from an infected tooth?

Lymph node: It's certainly possible but that doesn't mean that it is in your particular case. Have a dentist diagnose and treat your dental problems, especially infections right away. See your physician to rule out any other medical causes. You might have a swelling that is not a lymph node or an enlarged node from other than a bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Painful swollen supraclavicular lymph node left side. Includes jolts of pain to left arm. Ballet 4+ times per week, numbness in left arm during bridge

Painful swollen supraclavicular lymph node left side. Includes jolts of pain to left arm. Ballet 4+ times per week, numbness in left arm during bridge

Have it checked: Really, someone needs to examine what you have described. I would recommend you start with your primary care doc so they can get a full history and have a look/feel of the area. ...Read more

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My dentist said my mouth was fine. I still have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node that is painless And palpable. What do I do now?

My dentist said my mouth was fine. I still have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node that is painless And palpable. What do I do now?

See a doctor: An enlarged supraclavicular lymph node is a concern, as it may be associated with significant illness. Please see a a doctor for examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Reffered to ENT for long term swollen node on neck, bloods normal and now I have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node on the right side, worry?

Reffered to ENT for long term swollen node on neck, bloods normal and now I have a swollen supraclavicular lymph node on the right side, worry?

I am concerned: Supraclavicular lymph node enlargement is always concerning for possible underlying malignancy. Younger patients (under 40 years old) are more likely than not to prove not to have a malignant cause for the enlarged lymph nodes. The prognosis is not as good over the age of 40. In this age group the biopsy is more likely to show a malignancy(cancer). SEEhttp://bit.ly/1EA25af ...Read more

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I was wondering are most swollen bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes a sign of cancer?

I was wondering are most swollen bilateral supraclavicular lymph nodes a sign of cancer?

No: Most often, they're normal nodes, there to guard your health. Report any suspicious masses that stay around for two weeks or longer to your physician. ...Read more

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What cancers usually lead to a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node?

What cancers usually lead to a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node?

Several: More common cancers leading to enlarged supraclavicular nodes include lymphoma (hodgkin and non-hodgkin), lung cancer, abdominal cancers such as esophageal and stomach, and breast cancer. ...Read more

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My daughter is 10 and has allergies and has a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node for a year. It is 2cm. Could this be from allergies ?

My daughter is 10 and has allergies and has a swollen left supraclavicular lymph node for a year. It is 2cm. Could this be from allergies ?

Probably not: Allergies don't cause lymphadenopathy, but this is something that sometimes happens with children. To be sure, you should discuss this with her pediatrician. ...Read more

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What are the reasons for swollen R supraclavicular lymph node. I'm 40, dr put me on zpak in case of underlying infection, will recheck in 5 days. ?

What are the reasons for swollen R supraclavicular lymph node. I'm 40, dr put me on zpak in case of underlying infection, will recheck in 5 days. ?

Infection/cancer: Supraclavicular nodes are concerning. Nodes in general swell due to infection or cancer. Right supraclivicular nodes can be associated with cancer in the mediastinum, lungs, or esophagus. Make sure that your doctor follows up on this closely because if it does not resolve you will need further testing. ...Read more