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Lymph Nodes On The Neck Only

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HELP: small lymph node in neck.................................

I am the one with the small lymph node in the neck of a few days ago-17 weeks negative ...............for now.... Well I just got home from the Dr and he discovered 3 or 4 small nodes in the neck one of which was painful and he referred me to an...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It's hard to comment about your HIV status. I imagine that you are HIV negative, but I agree with your health care providers who are recommending that you check your status at 3 months, and possible also at 6 months. Enlarged lymph nodes are... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in neck

i have had swollen lymph nodes in neck i also sometimes have a runny nose i have had it for 2... Read more »

small lymph node in neck

I was told by my PCP that I had a small lymph node which was small but palpable. It has been there... Read more »

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lymph nodes in neck...can people tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I was wondering if your lymph nodes are swollen in your neck area, can people tell that are are going through an infection. We know that they can feel, but can people actually see that your neck's lymph nodes are actually swollen?

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neck lymph node

Posted by Anonymous
I was wondering what the lymph nodes in the neck would feel like. I can feel hard lumps just under the corner of my jaw and can feel my pulse in them. Are these enlarged lymph nodes or the carotid sinus? The one on the right is larger than on the... Read more »

Painful lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous
I have been having pain in my lymph nodes(neck, armpit, groin and behind the knee) for over two weeks. No swelling at all according to my two family doctors. I had a full blood count test and everything was normal. I did not do an HIV test then... Read more »

Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, I am starting to obsessively feel my lymph nodes. I think I have a sore neck. What is an enlarged lymph node? Does anyone know? I've read that the size can vary depending on the location and also depending on the person.. ie some people have... Read more »