palpable epitrochlear lymph node?

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palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« on: 03/09/2003 23:24:47 »
how concerned should one be if they have chronic palpable epitrochlear lymph node? it is not tender or painful. it is just palpable.
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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #1 on: 05/09/2003 14:32:19 »
How long have you had this ? Is it changing or staying the same ? Who told you that it is definitely a lymph node ?

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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #2 on: 06/09/2003 05:10:01 »
Its been couple of months (more than 3 months). As far as I know its been about the same size. Well, I looked at some anatomy books and from there I concluded that it is probably palpable epitrochlear lymph node. I don't think it is any soft tissue mass or anything like that.
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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #3 on: 07/09/2003 20:20:50 »
Has anyone medical looked at it ? How big is it ? Does it hurt ? Does it move frely when you prod it ? Is is hard and stony, or soft and fluid-like ? Any other lumps anywhere ?

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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #4 on: 08/09/2003 23:37:57 »
no, no one medically looked at it yet. no it doesn't hurt. and size its very small (pea size) but it is hard and stony type. as far as I know I don't have any other bumps like that anywhere else in the body.
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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #5 on: 09/09/2003 10:54:13 »
I don;t know how old you are, but a new lump that is painless, hard and stony should be looked at by a professional. I should see your doctor to make sure that there's nothing amiss.

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Re: palpable epitrochlear lymph node?
« Reply #6 on: 09/09/2003 13:54:35 »
I found out the hard way, that stones can be produced and passed in other areas, other than the kidneys. I had to pass a small "stone" from a salivary duct. It was an excess of calcium in my salivary gland and created the stone. Could this be the same thing? I'm not very medically savvy and could be way off. Never heard of P.E.L.N.