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What Does The Pain Of A Swollen Lymph Node Feel Like
Most folks have them: Especially as a teen, you can almost certainly find at least one palpable lymph node in your neck. I've got five today. They come and go. They're about as firm as the muscle that moves your thumb. They're generally freely movable. They're your friends. If they indicate disease, they are clearly abnormal. Keep learning about your body -- there are still surprises waiting. ...Read more
Depends: Lymph nodes are usually small 5mm soft, non tender and freely movable if they enlarge they may become tender or hard or fixed (non-movable) depending upon the cause of the enlargement. ...Read more
What does swollen lymph node in the neck feels like? How common is swollen lymph node in the neck WITHOUT any Lump?
Always a lump: The lymph nodes in the neck as in other areas like arm pit and groin serve to protect the patient immunologically from infection. Tumors in the region of these nodes spread to the nodes and cause them to enlarge and become firm. Infections that induce somewhat larger than normal lymph glands do not develop the firmness. If tumor arises denovo in the nodes think of lymphoma. ...Read more
What can be the cause of painless swelling of the left Preauricular lymph node, it feels like a hard lump, but is painless with no fever.
Node swelling: The lymph node swelling can be caused by various reasons. 1. Inflammatory - due to bacterial and viral infections. usually painful. 2. Physiological- some times, esp in kids, the Lymph nodes feel larger in size. 3. Cancer- Lymphomas or other cancers draining in to lymph nodes. usually hard, painless , may or may not be mobile. If you have hard, non mobile , pain less lymph node , please see doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can't feel normal 1: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abd lymph nodes: By the physical exam and radiological images. ...Read more
See a doctor: Not sure what you mean by pain in your lung. Do you mean chest pain? Does it hurt when you take a deep breath or cough? And where is the swollen lymph node? Are you a smoker? What kind of activity, occupation, etc? You should see a doctor (internist or family practitioner) for a good check-up. ...Read more
I'm wondering if it is normal to feel your lymph nodes in the groin region. I can feel a tendon like, movable lymph node on my right groin. ?
I have some swelling right above the base of my penis, it is tender and sore, and does not go away when resting. Hernia or swollen lymph node?
Feels like something is stuck in the back of my throat, also have 1 tiny swollen lymph node. What is this?!? I also have anxiety, going on for 4 days.
I have a small, slightly enlarged lymph node on the back of my neck. Nearby is an area of sensitivity that feels like a pimple forming. Related?
Normal lymph node: We have lymph nodes scattered throughout our body ; many are often detected in the neck where they sit on top of neck muscles. These nodes are little fluid strainers that take body lymph ; remove stray germs from things like bug bites. They are often pea sized at rest ; grow to dime sized when working. Within 2-3 wks they often shrink back down unless they are stimulated further.Ask her doc if so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could a swollen lymph node that is also very sore mean? I woke up the other morning with a lymph node under my left armpit that was sore n larger
Lymphadenitis: Probably is lymphadenitis so you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My Other is experiencing sore throat. The following also describes her: Enlarged or tender lymph nodes. What should she do?
Get a diagnosis: The problem with a sore throat or pharyngitis, is that it can be severe. I would worry this is Strep throat and that needs antibiotics, otherwise there could be complications. It's possible a virus is causing it - but that too should be diagnosed. The symptoms can be quite unpleasant and doctors are here to help. Hope you can get some assistance ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When taking antibiotics for swollen lymph nodes, is it normal to feel a little sore and tender where the node was?
Yes: The swelling of the lymph node stretches itts surrounding capsule. This stretch can cause pain in that node. Once the swelling goes down, there may be some residual soreness, but it should quickly resolve. ...Read more
Feels like a lymph node between my ribs inside my breast on the right side. I've been having breast issues and systemic lymph node swelling. Is it tissue or something else?
See your doctor: Your lump you feel between your ribs inside your breast could be a lymph node or something else. You have to get examined, perhaps the mass evaluated In pathology to be sure it is not related to breast or a benign growth tissue. Systemic, increased lymph nodes in number and size,Is concerning. NEEDS biopsy unless it is a common viral reaction. See your private MD for a professional opinion now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad if i can feel a lympy node in upper left groin, it's about the size of a pea, doesn't hurt, and no visible swelling, and moves around easily?
Not so bad: If you're thin or athletic build, it's not uncommon to feel a small lymph node in your groins, perhaps several. Now , if this continues to enlarge, yet remains painless, it should be evaluated. I suspect this is not much to be concerned about. Do not manipulate is several times a day. Just check it every 3-4 days . Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Painful lump on left side of jaw that moves. Feels like a cramped muscle. Is it a swollen lymph node or something else?
Sub max gland: Most painful lumps under jaw are submaxillary glands in origin. A sone in the duct causes backup of saliva which frequently results in the enlarged gland that becomes secondarily infected. Palpating floor or mouth on the involved side or having X rays to show probable stone required. ENT doc can get films and remove stone if indicated. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and feels like a lump in neck My lymph nodes are swollen and hurt to the touch theres a large mass of bumps it hurts to swallow?
Acute Pharyngitis: it sounds like you may have an acute process going on. It is either by viral or bacterial.. it is hard hard for me to tell you which it is without being examined . however if you have school age children it could possibly be step. I highly recommend you go to urgent care for a quick strep test and if + you will be treated . if - , they will wait for culture results . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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