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Doctor insights on: What Are The Glands In Your Neck Called

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Have infection in both eyes called super ketitas, I think, also have sore glands on neck and blister like sore on neck why?

Have infection in both eyes called super ketitas, I think, also have sore glands on neck and blister like sore on neck why?

I think you mean...: keratitis. This is an inflammation of the cornea, the clear membrane that covers the pupil. Improperly treated keratitis can lead to vision loss due to damage of the cornea. Any new symptoms (i can't answer your question "why? ") require further evaluation, Whether or not their related to the keratitis. Please get back with your eye doctor ASAP. Thanks! Dr. Anne

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If the thyroid gland is functioning properly, what is that called?

If the thyroid gland is functioning properly, what is that called?

Euthyroid: Euthyroid. Eu- as a prefix generally means "normal".

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Can you lymphnodes or glands in your neck area hurt even if they are not swollen?

Can you lymphnodes or glands in your neck area hurt even if they are not swollen?

Possible...: You may have simply turned your head to far to one side and caused a small stretch. Give it a few days and see if your neck still hurts.

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I read that if your glands in your neck move then there normal but I'm not sure what it means by moving depending if I'm sitting or standing itdiffere?

I read that if your glands in your neck move then there normal but I'm not sure what it means by moving depending if I'm sitting or standing itdiffere?

You're talking: About lymph nodes, which generally will move when pushed from side to side with your fingers. In some patients with cancer, these nodes do not move, but that is a very late finding.

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What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.

Glands: Your neck glands can be swollen from a viral infection, sinus infection, teeth problem, etc. If your symptoms persist for more than 72 hours see your doctor to determine the cause.

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Can health anxiety make you feel like you have swollen glands in your neck when you don't? Or could it just be sore neck muscles?

Can health anxiety make you feel like you have swollen glands in your neck when you don't? Or could it just be sore neck muscles?

Yes: You can feel a throat constriction or globus sensation from anxiety. You can have a sore neck from non-cancer lymph nodes (eg a viral throat infection or bacterial such as strep throat) or from muscle strains.

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How can you check the glands in the neck?

How can you check the glands in the neck?

Glands: Swollen gland in the neck can occur with viral or bacterial infections. Enlargement sometimes makes swallowing uncomfortable and can be easily palpated by a trained physician.

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What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

What can I take for pain in left neck gland?

Have it evaluated: You can certainly take the usual tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen which will help. A bigger questions is what is the cause? If there is swelling or firmness of the gland, you need to have it evaluated. It may be just a local infection. But you want to make sure it is not a manifestation of something more serious such as a tumor. Lymphomas in particular cause swelling of the neck glands.

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What enlarges glands in the back of the neck?

What enlarges glands in the back of the neck?

Often infections: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look like the one in picture here. Lymphnodes are typically small and mobile but can get larger and sore if there is infection near-by the area. If it is bothering you, get it checked. Boil can be lanced and you may need antibiotic. Consult doc. Good luck.

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My right glands on my neck is big and hurts why?

My right glands on my neck is big and hurts why?

Possible infection: Often the glands around your face and/or neck become inflamed (painful) and enlarged when you have some sort of infection. .. a sort of "reaction" to the inflammatory response of your body to an infection. Unfortunately you don't provide much history so I can really tell you much more. If you'd like better guidance consider seeing your doc or a formal consultation here.

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What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

What are the causes of your neck gland to swell?

Swollen neck glands: There are several reasons for swollen neck glands. The most common is an infection. Ear, nose, thoat, sinus, dental. The best, if conditions persist for more than 3-5 weeks, would be to seek expert opinion with your md or dds.

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Is there a neck condition called "tortoise" something?

Is there a neck condition called "tortoise" something?

Sort of: It's 'torticollis.' it actually means a stiff neck. In congenital torticollis, the stiffness may be due to shortened muscles - a birth defect. In other people, there could be any number of reasons for torticollis. A good exam by your doctor, including a proper hands-on musculoskeletal osteopathic exam can often find the cause &, if it's not congenital (something you're born with) can often fix it.

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I have one enlarged gland in my neck. What should I do?

I have one enlarged gland in my neck. What should I do?

See a doctor: Infectious mononucleosis is just one of numerous illnesses which can present in this fashion. Please go see your doctor. Hope you get better soon.

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My neck has shock like pains and they last for not even a second... What is this from or called???!?

My neck has shock like pains and they last for not even a second... What is this from or called???!?

Symptoms Seconds: I have a hard time diagnosing the cause of symptoms such as yours that are very intermittent and last only seconds. It could be so many things that I hazard to guess. We usually have to wait until it becomes more pronounced to figure it out. Fortunately most of these are not significant.

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I have a hard, fixed gland (I think) on my neck. It hasn't caused any pain but I haven't experienced other symptoms. What is this?

I have a hard, fixed gland (I think) on my neck. It hasn't caused any pain but I haven't experienced other symptoms. What is this?

Hard lymph node: Please make an appointment to see your primary care physician. You may need a biopsy of the lymph node to rule out lymphoma or at least imaging.

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What would cause submandibular glands to swell on both sides of my neck? They are palpable. No pain. No other symptoms at all. Very worried!!

What would cause submandibular glands to swell on both sides of my neck? They are palpable. No pain. No other symptoms at all. Very worried!!

Lymph nodes?: You may be noting lymph nodes that are enlarged. The lymph system helps to drain the body of infections. The infection could be as simple as a common head cold. It is likely not your submandibular salivary glands that you are feeling. If the swelling is still noticeable in a week, see a doctor.

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I've been having a swollen feeling on both sides of the lower part of the front neck. Could this mean my glands are swollen and what causes it?

Possible: It could also be your throid gland. See your doctor to differentiate. Either way needs attention and treatment soon.

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I have a swollen gland in my right lower neck. Hurts when pressed and mobile. Kinda soft to touch. Dangerous? Only palpable if I turn my neck to left.

I have a swollen gland in my right lower neck. Hurts when pressed and mobile. Kinda soft to touch. Dangerous? Only palpable if I turn my neck to left.

Recommendation: This is most likely related to recent " Cold" illness. Gargle the mouth and take Advil (ibuprofen) twice a day for week. If no improvement you have to go to Doctor.