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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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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