Could be many? Swollen lymph nodes could indicate an infection by bacteria, virus or fungus. It could mean infiltration by tumor. The significance would be determined by your clinical presentatiion. Older patient? Younger patinet? Known acute illness? Known or unknown cancer? The lymph nodes above the clavicles drain/filter the head and neck. If this is new i would get checked. If old, ?. See md.
May need testing. If the lymph nodes are enlarged for more than 2 weeks you need more work up including ct scans and maybe biopsy. Supreclavicualr ln enlargement is usually asscoiated with other disease conditions that require work up, ask to be referred to a hematologist/oncologist.
For the past couple of months i’ve had a few swollen lymph nodes on the right side of my neck very close to the hallow above the clavicle.
MD time . If you have persistently swollen nodes you should see your doc for further evaluation. Good luck, hope is nothing serious. Read more...
I have 2 swollen lymph nodes in my left clavicle region, and 1 on the back left side of my neck. At first I had no symptoms but now I have a swollen p?
??? What does the p___ stand for? Swollen lymph glands above the collarbone is a worrisome sign. It can occasionally be from infection, but can also reflect tumor in lymph tissue, lung, pancreas or pelvis. See a doctor soon!!! Read more...