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Treatment For Swollen Gland In One Side Of Neck
Three swollen cervical lymph nodes all on left side of neck some ear pain doctor HS seen one of them says wait 2 month fbc normal should I be worried?
Lymph nodes: The lymph nodes usually enlarge as response to an infection in the vicinity. It lasts maximum 2-3 weeks and as the infection goes away (with antibiotics usually) the lymph nodes disappear. Outside this scenario, I would be worried and demand further investigation (ct is appropriate, a blood smear and CBC with differential, as well as a bmp with enzymes markers analysis) up to an excision biopy. ...Read more
Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?
Pain in side of neck, swollen lymph node on one side only. Swollen glands in throat. Blockage in ear on same side.
See your MD: Possible infection you should see your health care provider to be checked and treated. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: A swollen gland or lymph node should be evaluated by your doctor. You need to check if there are other lymph nodes that are swollen. It may just be an infection, but you want to make certain that it is not a manifestation of something more serious like lymphoma. These are cancers that localize in the lymph nodes. Many types are very treatable when caught early. ...Read more
See below: Most commonly, lymph glands swell in response to infection and inflammation. This is what they should do as they help the body ward off these conditions. Less commonly but moer importantly, they become cancerous. If they are growing or have been enlarged for longer than 2-4 wekks, see your doctor. ...Read more
I've had a painless swollen gland on the right side of neck for about four months. Could it be an infection?
Exam: I recommend that you have this examined as infections with reactive lymph nodes should resolve within a few weeks. ...Read more
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more
Swollen gland on left side of neck under jaw. Been swollen for months, it's moveable and not painful. Should I worry?
Lump: It is probably a small cyst or gland of no consequence. However if it grows in size or other s appear I would let your doctor have a look at it ...Read more
What could be the cause for your right side of neck to be swollen and hurting as well as right arm pit. Both glands at same time hurting and swollen?
Seek care: You might be coming downs with a streps throat and need treatment ...Read more
Throat pain for over a month, been talking penicillin for a week with no improvement. Swollen glands on left side of neck. I don't feel sick. Help!
Viral pharyngitis: With throat pain and swollen glands one wants to be sure there is bacterial and not viral infection. If penicillin isn't working and WBC normal use warm gargle with peroxide. Antibiotics induce MRSA as a possible side effect of unnecessary antibiotic treatment. Warm soaks also applied to neck nodes. ...Read more
Swollen lymph gland on left side of neck, severe renal colic on left side today, are they related?
Not related: What is the reason for the neck node. Even caries tooth can cause it, but nodes from thyroid, mouth infections and cancers, on lt side alone from stomach cancer things like lymphoma, leukemia can cause the enlarged nodes. TB lymph node tough rare in US to be r/o. If you have abdominal nodes, they can put pr on the ureter and cause renal colic like picture though it will not happen all of a sudden. ...Read more
I've pain on the right side of my abdomen near bottom of ribs. Sometimes It feels like it's in the back. Also swollen gland in right side of neck.???
I have a 1.4cm swollen jugulodigastric gland on the left hand side of neck. Been like this for months. I'm not poorly, why is it swollen?
Infection: Lymph glands are traps to prevent spread of infection. Start with your Dentist to make sure you don't have infected tooth/teeth, gums, or other oral tissues. If Dentist clears you next stop would be your Physician. ...Read more
Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node
Over last year noticed swollen glands left side of neck. Last couple of months more have popped up and above collarbone. Constant dull ache?
See doctor: Multiple enlarged lymph glands warrant an investigation that can only be done through physical examination, may be some tests and may even need a biopsy. ...Read more
What could this be? - swollen gland left side of neck (4 weeks) appeared after a cold - wooshing sound in left ear (noticeable at night) - tiredness
Swollen gland: Please start with a clinic visit to your Primary doctor. If she/he cannot help you a consult with and ear specialist would be appropriate. ...Read more
Bite on top of head from horsefly. Two swollen glands popped at the base of the skull. Now another swollen on left side of neck. Is this normal?
Swollen glands in both arm pits for 3 months, uvular edema, crunchy glands on left side of neck.....Ige elevated high.....& liver levels high?
Sore gland on left side of neck. Feels swollen compared to right side. Painful when burp, feels like lump in throat on that side. Why could this be?
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
Can persistent fever, dry cough, sore throat, mucus in the throat, NO nose stuffing + swollen lymph gland on right side of neck be an HIV infection?
Very unlikely: It is much more likely to be a common viral infection or Strep. Tobacco use will make the problem worse and prolong the issue. ...Read more
I've had swollen glands on right side of neck for years, & now around jaw, negative mono. It hurts & keeps coming back. Also have fibromyalgia. Ideas?
See below: Sjogrens can cause swollen minor salivary glands in the neck. Ask your doctor if you have been checked for this condition. ...Read more
Had swollen glands in neck all fine now. Right side of neck hurts a little like pulled muscle. He took blood to check himself for infection. What sort?
Blood test for glands in neck is usually done to check White cell count and type of cells and other time to test for Infectious Mono nucleosis
It is good that you are fine now. Did you receive any treatment like antibiotics
I will advice that you ask your doctor what did the blood test show ...Read more
I have dry eyes mouth nose, sore under tongue up in my nose, my tongue constantly hurts and burns. My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?
You seem to have schjogram syndrome it needs to be investigated rheumatologist and ophthalmologist and have appropiate
treatment started. ...Read more
Swollen glands on left side of neck congestion in nose and head tooth abcess on left side swollen tonsills? Listings angina or sinus. Infection?
You need help: Dental abscess will not repair itself. Call your dentist before infection gets worse. Sinus infection, nasal congestion, etc, is a medical, not a dental, issue. Make appointment w your physician. Swollen glands may be due to either or both. You need help...Please make the necessary appointments. ...Read more
Night sweats mood swings extremely tired swollen glands either side of neck left ear feels dull ache/pressure lump front of throat?
Many symptoms: Please see your doctor ASAP. If not available go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more
3 yr old has a big swollen lymph node on one side of neck that has been there formonths. Blood work normal. Purple circles under eyes? Possibilities?
Strep throat a month ago. Swollen lymph nodes went away within a few days of z-pak. Swollen painful nodes have returned on one side of neck. Fatigue.
Go back to doctor: Go back to doctor for exam and strep swab ...Read more
1 large swollen lump on right side of neck with multiple small pea size lumps surrounding larger one. No other symptoms.?
Go see ur Family Doc: Not to be an alarmist, but painless lumps are worrisome. Best to go see your Family Doc for a complete evaluation. Is lump fixed in place? Matted down, so to speak? Or freely mobile? Any unexplained weight loss? Fevers, sweats & chills? Interesting (foreign) travel? Many different reasons for lump depending upon your answer. So best recommendation is still to see your Family Doc. ...Read more
Swollen lympnodes for 4 months 2 larger ones o each side of neck and CT scan showed other small one tried antiobiotics thy didn't work?
Need further eval.: Swollen lymph nodes that are not going away or responding to antibitoics warrant further evaluation. They usally require a biopsy to make sure there is nothing more serious causing them to be swollen. This is usually done by a surgeon or ear nose and throat specialist. ...Read more
Just found a swollen lymph node on right side of neck, its sore now that I have bothered it. Should I worry? I have another small one on same side
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. However if rapid growth is noted, or if bigger than 3cm, or if other symptoms develop you need to have it checked. The most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck are a viral illness, a dental infection, skin infection and "other". ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes, one on either side of neck. Both small, between. 5cm-1cm? Should I worry? Is the symmetry a good sign? How long should I wait?
Billions of lice in head, can cause rubbery hard swollen lymph node on right side of neck for more than one month?
Yes: Lice is a parasite infection. As such, lymph node swelling is expected, especially with such a large infestation. Get the lice treated and if the glands don't go down in 2 weeks, then see your internist. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes (2, one on left side of neck, one on right) since June 2015. Been to GP twice, tells me I'm OK both times. Trust my GP?
Yes trust your GP: Your GP was able to examine you. Trust your GP. Need to be reexamined if nodes are increasing in size, are painful or draining liquid. ...Read more
Is it normal for cervical swollen lymph nodes to be different sizes? One on each side of neck, same spot. Right swollen node feels bigger than left?
Yes, normal lymph nodes will be of different sizes.
Generally the ones closest to the angle of the mandible will the largest. ...Read more
Rt side of neck swollen, painful. Tooth abcess, prescribed penicillin, but now have vry rapid heartbeat, one fifty, feel shaky, numb. Will I b ok?
Feels like two permanently swollen lymph nodes, just on left side of neck. One under jaw, other lower down neck. No pain, but always there. Reasons?
Cervical Lymph Nodes:
Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nodes in the neck may be reacting to infections drainage from the head and neck including mononucleosis, &HIV disease.
Lymphomas may present with non tender lymph node enlargement. Consider a head and neck exam and maybe antibiotics and needle biopsy. ...Read more
I have had IBS for 5 years but for the last 3 months I have had dysphagia, swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck and sensation that some one is pu?
Sure, see GI doctor: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Best to see a gastroenterologist (gi doctor) for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I am referred to an ENT due to long term swollen lymph node. Ct done, bloods normal. I have now found another one on other side of neck? Worry?
Biopsy?: No need to worry yet. Just return and see if your ENT thinks a biopsy is indicated to rule out Hodgkin's lymphoma which can happen after mononucleosis sometimes. Fortunately, that is usually treatable, even curable. Please do make sure your hiv test is done and negative, though. ...Read more
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