Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
neck swelling
I have had neck swelling on both side just above my clavical bones for about 3 weeks now.  The doctor feels no lymph nodes and thinks it may be fluid build up as the swelling is lessened in the early morning.  Had a Chest Xray that came back normal.  Going for CT tomorrow.  My doctor doesn't seem concerned but I am.  Any ideas?
Cancel
3 Answers
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
322973 tn?1239908038
Hi Scotty,
Your doctor probably thinks that you have "venous engorgement" i.e. there is fluid backing up in the veins and the surrounding soft tissue.
One would not expect an enlarged lymph node to become smaller in the mornings.
The CT should help narrow down your diagnosis.
Comment
Cancel
322973 tn?1239908038
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
242516 tn?1368227505
How was your CT scan?  Bobby1973 is right, it's reassuring that the swelling is less in early morning.
Comment
Cancel
242516 tn?1368227505
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
CT Scan was perfect - except for multiple cysts on liver which I have had for 10 yrs +
Dr thinks it is fatty tissue that appears as swelling- I almost think it is due to "slaving" over a computer all day - mainly because the swelling is almost not there in the AM
Or maybe "thoraic outlet syndrome" ???
Comment
Cancel
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Cancer Answerers
612551 tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar f tn
Blank
Grreatful
MI
Avatar m tn
Blank
fntn
MI