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What would cause a swollen lymph node by my collar bone 26 yr old female?

What would cause a swollen lymph node by my collar bone 26 yr old female?

Hard to say.: Any infection, scratch or irritation of the skin, or head and neck can cause the lymph nodes to enlarge. What matters is your other symptoms & how long the lymph node stays enlarged. Consider getting it checked now, so your doctor can check for the cause. When the cause is found and treated the lymph node goes down over the next several weeks. If it stays enlarged, other tests may need to be done ...Read more

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Several bug bite on back just behind shoulder. Large swollen lymph node on top of collar bone. Bites look to be better though. Cause?

Several bug bite on back just behind shoulder. Large swollen lymph node on top of collar bone. Bites look to be better though. Cause?

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

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Is it a bug bite or a swollen lymph node? Symptoms of swollen lymph node near collarbone? 18 years old, female.

Is it a bug bite or a swollen lymph node? Symptoms of swollen lymph node near collarbone? 18 years old, female.

See doctor: You may be having either of two, bug bite or swollen lymph node near collarbone. But lymph node may be painful to touch and warm while bug bite may be red, slightly swollen. Your health provider will be able to decide and treat you as needed ...Read more

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I have lymph node under my armpit and now a swollen lymph node on my collarbone. Please help?

I have lymph node under my armpit and now a swollen lymph node on my collarbone. Please help?

Usual place 4 them: There is a long chain of lumpy ducts & nodes. If u just felt theme they may have been there a long time. They will increase in size with any illness or infection & may never shrink 2 their regular size. No pain, redness or sign of infection. If a female, have ur gyn check them, if male, ur pcp. ...Read more

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Tender lump under ear (was a swollen lymph node and now feels more like a hard lump) and small lump (swollen lymph node?) by collarbone. Should I worry

Tender lump under ear (was a swollen lymph node and now feels more like a hard lump) and small lump (swollen lymph node?) by collarbone. Should I worry

Parotid tumor: Check with your pcp he might refer you to a surgeon, ent, or might order ct scan to identify the parotid gland and the lymph nodes enlargement. ...Read more

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Dr. Said its mono. Been 3 weeks. Left collarbone lymph node swollen and very painful, Skin raised, jaw lymph node swollen mild night sweats. Normal?

Dr. Said its mono. Been 3 weeks. Left collarbone lymph node swollen and very painful, Skin raised, jaw lymph node swollen mild night sweats. Normal?

Expected: But you need to keep the follow up with your doctor, this looks like an aggressive form of mono, you may need more medicines to control the condition, or look for a different cause if no improvement/ progression, good luck ...Read more

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What does a swollen lymph node on your collar bone mean?

What does a swollen lymph node on your collar bone mean?

Most likely...: It means that your body is fighting off an infection. If it doesn't resolve, continues to grow, or becomes painful, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is a hard lymph node swollen on my right collar bone?

What is a hard lymph node swollen on my right collar bone?

Reactive: The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes "react" to viral infections. This is their job description. They enlarge to help fight the infection. It it's larger than a marble or has been their for more than 2 weeks, have your doctor take a look at it. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node above right collar bone. Is this a cyst or something else?

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

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I've a swollen lymph node above my left collar bone 3 weeks, no other symptoms. Went to dr had a CBC and mono test. Everything came back normal. Next?

I've a swollen lymph node above my left collar bone 3 weeks, no other symptoms. Went to dr had a CBC and mono test. Everything came back normal. Next?

Time: Most enlarged lymph nodes are inflammatory in nature and not related to tumor. These nodes may be tender. Ultrasound is good tool for characterizing abnormal lymph nodes from normal lymph nodes. If enlarged node persists further investigation necessary. Doppler ultrasound helps distinguish by vascular pattern. Normal lymph nodes architecture usually different from nodes infiltrated by tumor. ...Read more

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Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.

Chest pain, swollen or maybe moved bone near collar bone in the side of the heart. Swollen lymph node in neck and arm.

Chest pain: Your history is concerning. Go get checked out, at your age I worry about a chest mass, make sure there are no enlarged lymph nodes in your chest, especially if accompanied by any fever or weight loss. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node?

What causes a swollen lymph node?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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Can a cough and cough cause swollen a lymph node?

Can a cough and cough cause swollen a lymph node?

Lymphadenopathy: No. An infection or inflammation usually case lymph node enlargement. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph node for over a year?

What can cause a swollen lymph node for over a year?

Many possibilities: Need further evaluation.
Consider infection, inflammatory conditions (lupus, sarcoidosis, granulomatous diseases)
cancer or leukemia.
(I am local- contact me if you want to answer further questions) ...Read more

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My preauricular lymph node is swollen, what 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

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What can cause a swollen lymph node (no other symptoms)?

Infection or cancer: The most common cause is an infection in the region of the draining lymph node. Another concern is a malignancy. If the lymph node is persistently enlarged or growing, it should be evaluated and a biopsy may be required to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What is the cause for a reoccurring slightly swollen lymph node?

What is the cause for a reoccurring slightly swollen lymph node?

Inflammation: I need much more info here. What lymph node where?
Overwhelming possibility of benign cause. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen vaginal lymph node for over a month and why is it painful?

Not normal: You should not be able to feel a painful vaginal lymph node. If you do then that is not normal and should be evaluated by an obgyn. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Any infection in arm: Could cause the lymph nodes to swell in the armpit, also infection in armpit itself could do that. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

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

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What could cause painful, swollen occipital lymph node?

What could cause painful, swollen occipital lymph node?

Check the hair: Swollen lymph nodes can result from diseases of the back half of the head & scalp. An infection or a skin cancer could be the culprit. Get to a general surgeon, ENT or dermatologist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the probable causes of a swollen axillary lymph node?

What are the probable causes of a swollen axillary lymph node?

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

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What is the cause of swollen occipital lymph node in children?

What is the cause of swollen occipital lymph node in children?

LYMPHADENITIS: Any infection in the scalp will drain to the lymph node and cause adenitis. ...Read more

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Does lymphangitis usually cause pain of the swollen lymph node?

Does lymphangitis usually cause pain of the swollen lymph node?

Yes: Lymphangitis is an infection that travels in the lymphatic channels to the lymph nodes, which become swollen and usually very tender. This is a serious condition that can lead to sepsis if not treated with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is a painless swollen mastoid lymph node for 10 months a cause for concern?

It could be.: Painless masses that persist are worrisome. Please see your primary care provider to have it evaluated. You may need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a painful, swollen cubital (i believe) lymph node? I have no injuries, abrasions, cuts, etc.

What could be the cause of a painful, swollen cubital (i believe) lymph node? I have no injuries, abrasions, cuts, etc.

Size?: If you don't have cat scratch disease or any point of entry on skin like a skin puncture on the hand or any part below the antecubital fossa then the concern is how large is the node and if there are others inside the chest, neck, axilla, groins etc. Lymphoma may sometimes be discovered by removing an enlarged peripheral lymph node. Go see your doctor or your oncologist. ...Read more

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How can u tell if an occipital lymph node is swollen? What would it feel like? What would cause it to swell on just the left side?

How can u tell if an occipital lymph node is swollen? What would it feel like? What would cause it to swell on just the left side?

Swollen Lymph Node: You can tell if a lymph node is swollen if you can feel the lymph node. Normal lymph nodes are generally not felt. If you can feel an occipital lymph node, it is enlarged. Anything that affects your upper airway, such as sinus inflammation or a recent scalp inflammation can cause a swollen occipital lymph node.

Unless you are sick, give it a couple weeks to resolve. If not, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Lymph node.: By your description and by the amount of time that this node has been there, it’s probably fine. Although technically speaking, the only way to know with certainty would be to remove it and send it to a laboratory for pathologic analysis. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen round lymph node in my neck for years. No pain and it's moveable when I touch it. Is it a cause for concern? It's the size of a dime

Probably no: If you had it for years and has not grown it is probably a reactive lymph node. Usually the jugodigastric lymph node which is a sentinel lymph node fro the same side tonsil. Have a dr check it out. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful, swollen lymph node in neck?

Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral cavity that spreads to lymph nodes they enlarge, become matted, and for the most part fix to jugular vein.
Painful nodes are the sign of inflammation such as oral cavity or pharynx unassociated with tumor. Antibiotics may be necessary for control. ...Read more

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Could having eaten mouldy bread cause a swollen lymph node in the neck?

Could having eaten mouldy bread cause a swollen lymph node in the neck?

Not likely: A swollen lymph gland in the neck would not be related to ingested food, but would be secondarily caused by infection/inflammation somewhere in that region as a rule. If that swollen node doesn't recede after a couple of weeks, if it enlarges or if other new nodes appear, consult your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

Ear problem: If you have any trauma/cut/irritation/infection/inflammation around that ear- perhaps around the ear lobe, ear canals- you can have enlargement of the lymph node behind the ear. Systemic dusease like viral infection can also cause swollen lymph gland on the area. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous Ca of the scalp that can cause a non nealing rash and spread to regional cervical lymph nodes. Bx of course is indicated with initiation of proper treatment. ...Read more