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What is the best way to treat swollen lymph nodes?

What is the best way to treat swollen lymph nodes?

See your doctor: There are many causes of swollen lymph nodes. Most are benign and related to infection. These usually are gone quickly. Some have serious causes and may need significant treatment. In order to decide how to treat, we need to first know what we are treating. The diagnosis will tell us the best way to treat. Your doctor would need to evaluate the swollen nodes first. ...Read more

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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

What is the best treatment for swollen lump in breast?

Immediate Med Eval!: Any mass in the breast should be considered a malignancy until proven otherwise. Putting evaluation off is taking a potentially lethal risk. I don't know if you have a cancer, abscess, or cyst. Get yourself seen by a doctor asap! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for seminoma if it is only find at paraaortic lymph node? And what is the duration?

What is the treatment for seminoma if it is only find at paraaortic lymph node? And what is the duration?

Depends: Some cases of seminoma can present as a primary tumour outside the testis, most commonly in the mediastinum. It is usually managed with radiation and chemotherapy and often requires orchiectomy, but without knowing your overall evaluation and extent of disease it is best answered by your oncologist or urologist. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for swelling in leg from lymph nodes?

What is the treatment for swelling in leg from lymph nodes?

Many possibilities: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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What are the reason for swollen lymph nodes?

What are the reason for swollen lymph nodes?

Exam needed: A medical history, physical examination and appropriate tests will be needed to help determine the cause of swollen lymph nodes. among the many possible causes are inflammation, infection, and cancers. ...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 is the best treatment for lymphatic cancer?

What is the best treatment for lymphatic cancer?

Depends: I assume you mean lymphoma. There are different kinds, from very aggressive to very slow growing. Treatment depends on the particular kind, the stage (how advanced), and the age and general health of the patient. It may include observation (yes, sometimes we do not need to treat them), chemotherapy (plus or minus Rituxan), or radiotherapy. Best to you. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between lymph nodes and breast cancer?

Need advice on what is the the difference between lymph nodes and breast cancer?

Lymph nodes: Are normal structures in the body involved in lymphatic drainage and body immunity. Breast cancer is a neoplasm which can spread through the body using the lymphatic channels. If it does, the cancer can cause the regional lymph nodes to be involved with cancer and enlarge. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for enlarged spleen?

Make a diagnosis: That depends on why your spleen is enlarged. You need to find out. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the meaning of firm lymph node?

Help please? What is the meaning of firm lymph node?

Hard to say: 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 best way to treat swollen lymph glands/lump in foot?

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What is the best way to treat swollen lymph glands/lump in foot?

See a doctor: There are no lymph nodes in the foot. You need to have the lump checked by a doc to determine its origin. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat rapid big swollen nodes and jaw?

What is the best way to treat rapid big swollen nodes and jaw?

See below : Depends on reason for enlargement of lymph node and location. If it is an infectious nodes then treat infection . If it is suspicious for lymphoma (less likely) then a biopsy is needed. Then according to the type of lymphoma we usually recommend monitoring for less aggressive ones and chemo for more aggressive lymphomas. In either way you need to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Please describe the therapies to treat swollen/infected lymph nodes?

Please describe the therapies to treat swollen/infected lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" 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 enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is better. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

What is the best treatment for a swollen uvula & tonsils?

See your physician.: First, the reason for the swelling must be determined. Then the proper treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for tendernitis?

What is the best treatment for tendernitis?

Many options: Some simple things to do for tendonitis include rest, icing (20 minutes per hour), anti-inflammatory medications (such as advil, (ibuprofen) motrin, or aleve), and possibly splinting. See your doctor, however, if these simple treatments are not sufficient, or if your symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes swelling and it is not cancer but they are still swollen. What is the best course of action?

Lymph nodes swelling and it is not cancer but they are still swollen. What is the best course of action?

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 are my options if a biopsy of my retroperotineal lymph nodes is not possible?

What are my options if a biopsy of my retroperotineal lymph nodes is not possible?

Wait and see: If they're massively enlarged, they can be biopsied. If they're not massively enlarged, and you don't have a primary cancer found after the usual search, I'll bet they're not worth biopsying. Have you been offered a fine needle aspirate? ...Read more