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I have had a swollen lymph node in neck for a long time now what can I do about it?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Swollen lymph node

Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.
Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked

In brief: Swollen lymph node

Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.
Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Make an appointment

There are many possible causes of your chronically swollen lymph node .
An astute healthcare provider will arrive at the diagnosis by taking a careful history and performing a physical exam. Ultimately, a biopsy of the node may be needed to make a diagnosis. I recommend that you make an appointment without delay.

In brief: Make an appointment

There are many possible causes of your chronically swollen lymph node .
An astute healthcare provider will arrive at the diagnosis by taking a careful history and performing a physical exam. Ultimately, a biopsy of the node may be needed to make a diagnosis. I recommend that you make an appointment without delay.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
Surgery

In brief: Have your dr evaluat

Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually related to active or past local inflammations.
If there has been no change over a long period of time then it is post-inflammatory. But to be sure, see your dr to confirm.

In brief: Have your dr evaluat

Swollen lymph nodes are common and usually related to active or past local inflammations.
If there has been no change over a long period of time then it is post-inflammatory. But to be sure, see your dr to confirm.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
Dr. Kevin Hiler
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