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1 back of neck swollen lymph node that is red.when touched, itchness occur like mosquito bite. it was there 3 yrs ago but was not red, and itch ?

1 back of neck swollen lymph node that is red.when touched, itchness occur like mosquito bite. it was there 3 yrs ago but was not red, and itch ?

Itchy: Likely a bite. Sometimes they are red and sometimes not. Cool compress, benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if improves. Another thought would be infection, but this would likely be tender. ...Read more

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Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Any reason why are lymph nodes on neck swollen?

Many Reasons: 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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Lymph nodes under neck swollen especially i've noticed after the bath. i usually rub and wash hardly that area to keep clean while bathing.any connec?

Lymph nodes under neck swollen especially i've noticed after the bath. i usually rub and wash hardly that area to keep clean while bathing.any connec?

?how long?: Lymph nodes under your neck are not related to scrubbing hard during bathing. The nodes are regional screening agents that remove debris and germs from the serum and enlarge if something is creating this debris nearby.The neck glands handle serum from the throat and neck region and often enlarge after a throat infection.If enlarged for > 2-3 weeks or without an infection, I'd see your doc. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes neck swollen and low WBC count?

Lymph nodes neck swollen and low WBC count?

Not enough info....: But worth being vigilant about. The swollen nodes could indicate an infection, and often this can be accompained by count abnormalities such as a reduced WBC count from transient marrow suppression. If your symptoms don't resolve spontaneously over the next few days, or you develop new symptoms/signs that suggest other blood cell lineages are affected, you should see your dr. ...Read more

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Lower right neck swollen non painful lymph node and hard have sucked in eardrum as well scared of lymphoma how long should I wait to see if it resides?

Lower right neck swollen non painful lymph node and hard have sucked in eardrum as well scared of lymphoma how long should I wait to see if it resides?

It depends...: Lymph nodes in the neck can be enlarged due to infection, inflammation or due to cancer. If your node is hard to touch and painless, that makes it suspicious for Cancer but only if their size is more than 1 or 2Cm. If youc an feel the L. node easily and it is bigger than the size of a Quarter, it is of concern and needing medical examination by your doctor. Only your physician can tell if a Biopsy ...Read more