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Lymphatic System

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This category is for questions about the various vessels by which lymph, a watery fluid of leukocytes, circulates through the body, providing transportation for some materials and removing particulate from tissues.

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I had an enlarged spleen and enlarged lymph nodes and it turned out that I had Mono.   I don't think your "spleen" has anything to do with your wisdom teeth coming in. But, in uncommon cases, infection to your wisdom teeth can sometimes cause enlarged lymph nodes, but only if the teeth are "i…
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Yes, stress weakens the human immune system. But, meditation can help to improve the immunity through reducing stress.
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In my case, it took about a week. It was reviewed after the biopsy by my local hospital pathologist and then sent to Stanford Medical center for a confirmation. So it could take up to 10 days to be absolutely positive. Mine turned out to be Hodgkins Lymphoma. Good luck, Kristin
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Be Skeptical on 'immune system supplements' there is no conclusive proof in their working... Still, the best way to be safe from diseases is to be vaccinated or to have caught it.Echinacea - (A herbal remedy that helps and boosts the immune system.) B vitamin complex - (This helps to maintain a heal…
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No, they are hardly noticable when not swollen. When they are swollen they can be pea-sized or larger.
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Increase In Cold SymptomsI'm obviously not a doctor, but it seems quite possible. Kinda like if you're stressed and it lowers your ability to fight off colds in the first place. I'd imagine fighting a battle on two fronts would increase your ability to get sicker, or another kind of sickness.What is…
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Weak Immune System Fighting A Cold It depends on the person and just how weak the immune system is. Antitoxidants are excellent to boost the immune system. Natural antitoxidants are Pomegranate juice (I drink 1 8 oz glass a day) Cranberries, etc. Go to a health food store and find out more about …
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The Lymphatic System fights against diseases by fighting pathogens, or viruses and bacteria that make your body sick. When the Lymphatic System fights pathogens, it helps fight pathogens which give you a chance unlikely to get a disease.
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There are several things that can cause low lymphocytes in your blood. Lymphocytes are the white cells in your blood which are your bodies defense system against viral problems and infections. Low white cell count can be caused by many things as I've mentioned above & it really depends on how lo…
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Thyroid, Thymus, Pituitary are the major organ tissues for these systems.
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Answer 45nm technology refers to size of the transistors in a chip. A technology node is defined as the ground rules of a process governed by the smallest feature printed in a repetitive array. The half-pitch of first-level interconnect dense lines is most representative of the DRAM technolog…
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To protect us from sicknesses and diseases. Without it, we have no way to heal ourselves.
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the lymphatic fluid aka the lymph
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The purpose of the fatty layer is to insulate and protect your body.
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The difference is that granular leukocytes have granules in their cytoplasm while non-granular do not. Also granular leukocytes, such as neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils respond to non-specific immunity and their main job is to digest pathogens. The non-granular leukocytes include lymphocytes…
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To fight off infections creating antibodies which are microscopic proteins which are shaped specially to fit one pathogen Example ... There is a different antibody for the flu and a different one a cold (however there would be many for the common cold as it mutates very quickly -Look up mutation…
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T cells compare non-self antigens to HLA (human leukocyte antigens) molecules with proteins the system already knows are its own. Your T-cells don't react to your HLA because of tolerance but are not tolerant to the HLA proteins of someone else. Thus, when there is a non-self system in your body (i.…
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The occipital lymph node is part of the lymphatic system that is located on the back of the head. It produces white blood cells and lymph.
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We need a compressor to supply volume at pressure. When we are not using all the volume the compressor is supplying, the overpressure valve, the bypass valve, opens and fluid is recycled to the compressor. This is common in things like the pressure washers that are so often seen on car lots. Usuall…
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It really bad for some one to have it What an understatement. That is a little like saying that it's "really bad" to have any disease! And does nothing to answer the question. So, basically, Edema is observable swelling from fluid accumulation in body tissues and most commonly occurs in the feet…
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A doctor who specializes in the digestive system is a gastroenterologist.
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The lymphatic system is the system in the body used to filter out infection and bad bacteria that are harmful to the body. When a lymph node is swollen, it is often being overworked and is trying to fight an infection. Typically when you have a swollen lymph node, there is some underlying infection …
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Our Powerful and Amazing Immune System Your Immune System is fascinating, complex and very powerful and it can take a "beating". But over time and many factors, we can weaken our immune system, creating more risks of you getting sick or inheriting a disease. To understand the power of the human…
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The two main types of the Lymphatic system are: 1)Maintain homeostasis of body fluids 2)Defend against Antigens
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Lymphedema is when a certain part of the body swells up because of an accumulation of fluid in the tissue in that area. The most common way it develops is when lymphatic vessels or their function are impaired or missing.
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They are In the neck, under the arms, and In the groin
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helps them be strong and stops your bones and thing from being sick and so your bones dont break also durr
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It becomes inflamed for a few days and then goes back to normal.
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•Lymph nodes are masses of lymphatic tissue surrounded by a fibrous connective tissue capsule.•The function of lymph node is to produce lymphocytes and to filter and trap substances from inflammatory and cancerous lesions.•Special cells, called macrophages are located in lymph nodes which can …
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The cisterna chyli collects lymph from the two lumbar trunks which drain the lower limbs and it collects lymph from the intestinal trunk which drains the digestive organs. So, yes it receives lymph drainage from the digestive organs. It is mainly responsible for"white-fat" drainage, as the name impl…
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Answer yes. they contain antibodies which are vital in washing away germs and other pathogens and they stop microbes from infecting the cornea and other parts of the eye. they also wash away potentially infected foreign bodies from inside your eye.
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these are the allo antibodies produced against the foreign cells in a transfused patient usually foun in patients with multiple transfusions
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Yes, apparently they can. I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck near some horsefly bites. I went to my school's clinic and the doctor told me that the swelling was my immune system reacting to the poisons in horselfy bites. Hope shes right and that it isn't something worse! Good luck. :)
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cervical nodes
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Phagocytes A type of white blood cell the "eats" dead cells, and other "debris" in the blood. ----------------------------- A phagocyte is a white blood cell that 'engulfs' not only dead cells and debris but also reacts against Pathogens (disease causing micro-organisms). There are different types …
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You may have an infection and your body is working hard to make the white cells that will fight off the infection. See your doctor if it doesn't go away.
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Small, rounded structures along the small vessels of the lymphatic system that are part of the immune system. Lymph nodes are tiny spherical structures the size of a pin head in groups into which the lymphatic vessels drain through afferent vessels. The nodes filter the lymph, storing and destroyin…
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The lymphocyte is the main cell of the lymphoid tissue.Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell which produce antibodies to kill any pathogens which invade the body.They are small white blood cells which have large nuclei, but no granules. They produce antibodies that fight disease and harmful mic…
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because the muscular system helps you move. and without it , you wouldn't be able to move your body at all
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Most likely from infection. Your lymph nodes can do some impressive things though so keep a eye on it but don't over handle it either. Touching it all the time can make it worse by irritating the sesitive node.
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Carcinomas of the breast are malignant tumours, usually adenocarcinomas arising from the epithelial cells of the lactiferous ducts in mammary gland lobules. Metastatic cancer cells that enter a lymphatic vessel usually pass through two or three groups of lymph nodes before entering the venous system…
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Id like to know this answer as well. I am a physique competitor who lifts heavy 5x week and on season cardio up to 11x week. I have developed swollen glands (tinier than a pea) on my side under my armpit and the back of my next - both on the right side.
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When capillaries flow through tissues everyone knows they give off nutrients and oxygen into the Interstitium (the space between cells) from which the cells pick them up. In the interstitium is a fluid called Interstitial Fluid which is very similar to blood plasma. As the blood flows though the cap…
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produce antibodies
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You may have a viral infection, bacterial infection or if very high-leukemia.There are many factors that can cause high lymphocyte count. This can be caused by an infection, autoimmune disorder and cancer of the blood among so many others.
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The lymphatic system produces antibodies to fight germs and infection and filters your circulatory system of leaked liquids to prevent your body from inflating like a balloon.
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Neulasta it boost imune system in people that have low number of white cels but it is to expensive. 1mg a dose that mast be done one time after the chemio hast begune.The price pro dose its about 6000 USA dollar.
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The immune response occurring on the first exposure to a foreign material in the body. This reaction is by both the innate and acquired immune system, the innate acting first (non specific) and the acquired developing to produce antibodies and T killer cells specific to the invading microorganism.…
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Anti-inflammatory drugs such as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) inhibit the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase which is involved in the production of chemicals in your body such as prostaglandins and leukotrienes. These chemicals are involved in the inflammatory response by making blood vessels …
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A leukocyte is a white blood cell. They are part of our bodies' defense system. They are produced in bone marrow, you can find them in blood and lymph system. Usually when WBC's or lymphocytes are elevated you have an infection somewhere. Leuk = white Cyte = cellWhite blood cells.
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Quitting smoking is a good idea for health reasons. It does cause many types of cancer and other serious health issues. It also makes your clothes smell, your mouth taste like ask, can turn your teeth and fingers yellow, and deadens your senses.
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Your nymph nodes are located next to your tonsils, in your groin, in your armpit, in your hypothalamus, and many other areas, though these are the main sites.Lymph nodes are found all throughout the body, and act as filters or traps for foreign particles. Humans have approximately 500-600 lymph node…
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Answer As the lymph is entering the lymph node, there are many pathways that it may encounter, whether it be to subcapsular sinuses, trabecular sinuses, or medullary sinuses. The fibers are present in the lymph nodes in order to control and regulate the direction of the lymph through the node. S…
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The occipital nodes are located at the back of the head near the neck. They are part of the lymphatic system.
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The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) gets incorporated into the T-lymphocytes, which are white blood cells that produce antibodies. Hence, the lymphocytes fail to produce antibodies, which are essential to the immune system.
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Tattoos, like piercings, are foreign to the natural state of the human body. It was not meant to have any foreign bodies injected. When the body senses "foreign matter" it activates its immune system and the cells used in fighting diseases, viruses and colds is kicked into action. When the foreign b…
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ANSWER: A doctor can prescribe an antibiotic if the lymph node gland gets very large or painful. Under normal conditions, no care is needed because they take care of themselves. You have 8 that I can think of. Two on the sides of your neck, one under each armpit, one near the inside of each arm a…
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Anterior and posterior cervical lymph nodes.
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Cancer would be the main reason to remove the lymph nodes from the armpits. Very often, breast cancer will spread to the armpits.
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Infection or cancer...get it checked out!
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I have a lymph count of 63.9 and neutrophil 24.8 Is there any danger in this? Also my white blood count is low also - 3.3
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normal range of lymphocyte count is 20-45%. if it 48% that means high it can be high in many viral dis.
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it calls superman! lol
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The control in an experiment is the level of the independent variable that remains the same
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lymph is a colourless watery substance similar to blood plasma. it contains cells called Lymphocytes. lymph transparts dead cells, bacteria and toxins to the lymph nodes where all the bacteria, dead cells and toxins are filtered from the lymph then the lymph returns to the blood stream once filtered…
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1. Neutrophil 2. Macrophage3. Dendritic
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Yes. At the lower base of the back skull area. Actually there are four.
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An immune system is a collection of mechanisms within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogens and tumor cells. It detects a wide variety of agents, from viruses to parasitic worms, and needs to distinguish them from the organism's own healthy cells and tissues …
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Phagocytes are the white blood cells that protect the body by ingesting (phagocytosing) harmful foreign particles, bacteria and dead or dying cells
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One study performed in 1973 showed that white blood cells from individuals who had consumed 100 grams of sugar (about 20 teaspoons) were less active. This study has been cited for many years as evidence that sugar suppresses the immune system, by no less than the famous pediatrician Dr. Sears. How…
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Produces white blood cells.
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to filter out all the pathogens. it is part of the immune system
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The lymphatic system returns excess body fluid to the blood, absorbs fats and fat soluble vitamins, and defends the body against disease.
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Both the endocrine and respiratory systems are dependent on each other. For example, there are certain hormones like adrenalin, which is released by the adrenal glands, which help to stimulate the respiratory activity. Also, some endocrine hormones have an effect on the dilation of the alveoli, or t…
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That usually suggests an infection of the scalp. It can have more serious causes so if it does not go down in a few weeks see your doctor.
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Answer As of yet, the purpose of the appendix in the human body is not known. It is simply there and is often removed. Anyhow, appendix do play role in fetal development and adult.In fetus appendix act as a endocrine organ and in adult they help our body immune system to combat against microbes …
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Answer Think of it as a wall, and behind it are the defenders (white blood cells). This is somewhat simplistic, but its the basic idea. Your epidermis is there to keep most things out, so you could even take the metaphor as far as to say that anything sharp enough to break it is like a battering …
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More cells are created, which gives the organism more mass, and the new cells help to replace dead cells.
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It produces y shaped proteins that fit a specific antigen and stops them from replicating and harming the body.
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your mom can cure it go ask her
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If by circulatory system you mean blood system then the white blood cells or lymphocytes which comes in many forms such as acidophiles, basophiles, NK (natural killer cells) neutrophiles, or macrophages..then it supplies these cells to the site of infection (bacterial or viral) or inflammation...if …
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The Word Immune Means a : having or producing antibodies or lymphocytes capable of reacting with a specific antigen ( I Got That From Merriam-Websters Online Dictionary...) Hope That Helped!(:
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Depending on what the truck is, it may have air brakes, air-over-hydraulic brakes, or hydraulic brakes. Air brakes may be foundation brakes, to include flat cams (very rarely seen), S-cams (the most common), or wedge brakes (not so common anymore, although they are sometimes used on the steer axles …
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The nervous system and the immune system effect each other because the immune system detects the virus or bacteria. Sends the signal to the nervous system which reacts in the designated way to the virus.
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AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome), which ultimately destroys the immune system, is caused by a retrovirus called the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which was identified in 1981. It infects the helper T cells, thereby disabling the immune system and leaving the person subject to a vast …
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The hydrostatic pressure of tissue fluid drives the entry of lymph into lymphatic capillaries. However, muscular activity largely influences the movement of lymph through the lymphatic vessels. Lymph, like venous blood, is under low hydrostatic pressure and may not flow readily through lymphatic ves…
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yes there is, it is located very close to the jawbone and to the earlobe
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pulmonary and systemic
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Lymphatic System. I sure hope it is because if its not am going to get an F on my homework!! :(
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There are three parts of your body that produce leukocyte which are also known as white blood cells. They are: The spleen, the thymus and bone marrow.
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