Lymphoma--what are non-tender lymph nodes?

Unclear question. Lymphoma is a tumor (often malignant) of the lymphatic cells and there are different types (i.e., hodgkin's, non-hd, etc.). These can present with non-tender enlarged lymph nodes, along with other signs and symptoms. Some lymphomas are curable and some treatable and controllable for long time periods.

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Lymphoma--what exactly are non-tender lymph nodes and how big do they get?

Nodes are. Distributed throughout the body. The neck, armpit, and groin are the easiest to see and feel. We all have heard that the sore throat "caused teh glands to swell" and these hurt. Lymphomas are caused by abnormal gene rearrangements in cells composing the regions of a node. One of the features is bcl-2, which prevents dissolving of unnecessary cells (antiapoptosis). These nodes can grow quite larg. Read more...

I have hard, non-mobile, non-tender, lymph nodes under my neck for 2 months and a history of melanoma. Should I be worried?

Get it checked. If the lymph nodes are in the area draining the site of melanoma, lymph node biopsy would be warranted. Please see your doctor asap for a proper evaluation and possible biopsy. Read more...
Yes. Go to see your doctor to get yourself checked. You likely need to have a biopsy done on the lymph glands and some other evaluation. Read more...
Yes. Depending on where your melanoma was located and what prior treatment you received, your current lymphadenopathy may or may not be related to your history. Nevertheless, additional work-up and biopsy (by fine needle aspiration or core biopsy) may be recommended for definitive characterization. Read more...

Tender lymph nodes that have been swollen for months?

Other symptoms? You need a full history, physical exam, lab studies and possible biopsy. You do not even mention where these nodes are located. Go see your doctor. Read more...

When should you see a Dr about tender lymph nodes under armpits (both sides)?

Better to see. Lymph nodes in both armpits being tender requires evaluation. Seeing the doctor sooner may prevent compilations. See the doctor immediately if there is any fever. Read more...

I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes.

Evaluation. Lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons with infection being a very common reason. In this scenario they tend to be tender also. However, any persistently enlarged or tender nodes need to be evaluated by a medical person. Good luck. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Tender lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes. 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 sore to the touch. Read more...

Why do I almost always seem to have tender lymph nodes in my neck?

Painful nodes. Point toward infectious etiology, and jaw pain may indicate dental cause, particularly closed off abcess. Dentist & x-ray would be my first stop. The list is longer for painless nodes. Read more...