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Swollen lymph node on one side. No fever. What could this be?

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Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: See your doctor

Dear duarys6, could be possibly transient swelling from an infection but please do see your physician as there can be a variety of reason for the enlargement, some of them serious and some non serious causes.
A proper history, location and a physical exam would help your physician further diagnose the cause and effective. Treatment.

In brief: See your doctor

Dear duarys6, could be possibly transient swelling from an infection but please do see your physician as there can be a variety of reason for the enlargement, some of them serious and some non serious causes.
A proper history, location and a physical exam would help your physician further diagnose the cause and effective. Treatment.
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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