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swollen lymph node on back of neck by mari Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 10:33am Hello, my 4 year old son, Antonio has a swollen lymph node on the back of his neck (right side between hairline and shoulder). I first noticed it in December soon after his pediatrician burned of a molluscum wart he had on his upper back. The burn was about the size of a dime. It blistered and continued to heal. His pediatrician (back in December) ... Read on »
Swollen Lymph Nodes by Tom Plamondon Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 12:00am When swollen lymph nodes in the neck, above the clavicles (collarbone) or in the axilla (armpit) occur there are a few immediate questions we need to answer. Is there infection occurring in the body? Could lymphoma (a cancer that begins in the immune system lymphocytes) be present or developing? Is there cancer spreading from oth ... Read on »
The Real Reason for Chronic Fatigue in Mono? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 03 Feb 2009 1:00am A recent article in the New York Times reports on the widespread incidence of mononucleosis in teens and young adults. The Epstein-Barr virus is thought to be the cause, with most Americans infected by their 30s. It’s thought that up to 50% of people infected develop severe fatigue or other symptoms. The article points out the fact that "mono," ... Read on »
Ever Wonder What the Lymph Nodes do? by WisdomThatHeals Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm Lymph nodes can be found all throughout the body, mainly in clusters along lymphatic vessels but there are a few instances of single nodes. In addition to being clustered, there are certain areas of the body where these clusters are more concentrated together including the neck, armpits, groin and knees. Each Node is a small mass of lymphatic ... Read on »
Advice to Get Rid of Chronic Sinusitis from Master Herbalist David Christopher by Lewis P. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 8:13am Master Herbalist David Christopher is the son of the famous Master Herbalist John R. Christopher. Dr. John R. Christopher began formulating his world renowned herbal formulas in 1945. He developed a training program for herbalists and The School of Natural Healing in 1953. This advice was given on the "A Healthier You" radio show by Master Her ... Read on »
Minimize Breast Pain with Breast Massage and Lymph Drainage in St Petersburg Fl by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 24 Sep 2012 8:37am Breast Massage for Greater Breast Health and Breast Cancer Prevention by Moving the Lymph Gentle therapeutic breast massage and lymphatic breast care are ideal for maintaining healthy breasts, reducing pain, swelling and other breast problems.  Research shows that Regular massage can help prevent and detect breast cancer.   Accord ... Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
When We Need More Than Natural Health Remedies by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 14 Aug 2009 4:23pm I have been out for a few days last weekend. At 11am on Saturday morning, I had an unsual pain on my left rib which felt like someone poking me from the inside. As the pain got more intense, I decided to go to a doctor. With the current H1N1 virus infecting thousands of people worldwide, it’s good to find out why my fever had persisted for so man ... Read on »
Lymph massage by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:10pm Your lymph system is basically one of your body's most important detox systems. Lymph is a fluid that collects toxins and helps your body expel them. Sometimes lymph gets over saturated with toxiny gloop (don't you love how I just fling those scientific terms around?) and becomes thick and sludgy, then you end up with swollen glands, or, on th ... Read on »
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy by Cancer.gov Posted Thu 25 Aug 2011 10:20pm Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Key Points A sentinel lymph node is the first lymph node(s) to which cancer cells are most likely to spread from a primary tumor. A sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) can be used to help determine the extent, or stage, of cancer in the body. Because SLNBs involve less extensive surgery and t ... Read on »