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Are "shotty" lymph nodes abnormal?

Are "shotty" lymph nodes abnormal?

Usually not: Many people have lymph nodes that can be felt. This can result from common problems like allergies. If they are rapidly growing it can be a sign of a serious problem. ...Read more

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How big is a shotty node?

4-10 mm: Or thereabouts. The key is that they're more or less round, freely movable, and often in a group. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain on shotty nodes?

How to relieve pain on shotty nodes?

Cure infection: The way is to cure the infection, in the mean time you can try warm compresses and tylenol (acetaminophen) or alieve (. Unless their is a contraindication to your taking one of them. ...Read more

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What is the significance of "shotty" nodes in a child?

What is the significance of "shotty" nodes in a child?

Not much: This is a description used more to acknowledge that they are evident in a particular location but not of a size or character that deserves any special attention. ...Read more

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What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

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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If i had lymphoma would my shotty lymphnodes change or enlarge over the last year?

If i had lymphoma would my shotty lymphnodes change or enlarge over the last year?

Yes: Lymph nodes involved by lymphoma usually grow progressively and would be significantly bigger after 1 year. Other signs and symptoms associated with lymphoma include unexplained weight loss, night sweats, lack of appetite, recurring fever, fatigue, enlarged liver and/or spleen, etc. Consulting your physician is recommended. ...Read more

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I have a few shotty nodes all checkedby dr. Some are kind of long maybe an inch, but they are very thin maybe 1/4 inch. Is this normal? Swollen?

I have a few shotty nodes all checkedby dr. Some are kind of long maybe an inch, but they are very thin maybe 1/4 inch. Is this normal? Swollen?

Not "normal" but...: Not necessarily ominous! sounds like, despite your doctor's reassurance, you're losing sleep over these "shoddy nodes"! would you be willing to go to the trouble and expense of getting a biopsy? I think that would address your worst fears, then maybe you could let it go? ...Or get a second opinion from a specialist in infectious disease or internal medicine. ...Read more

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What does the term shotty lymph nodes mean?

Cluster of nodes: This term refers to being able to palpate a group of small lymph nodes that are clustered together. ...Read more

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What are the characteristics of a shotty lymph node?

Shotty lymph nodes: Check this link http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=9902

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What does "shotty mild retroperitoneal adenopathy" mean?

What does "shotty mild retroperitoneal adenopathy" mean?

Small nodes: Means they saw tiny lymph nodes in the posterior part of the abdomen. The clinical significance can vary from person to person. The doc who ordered the test will judge what to do next with that info depending on the clinical setting. Best to you. ...Read more

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