Bruised, Unfortunately I do know a bit about a few too many things from the circumstance of dealing with problems in my own body, my husbands body or members of the family.
I have also done work as a holistic practitioner for over 20 years but nuthin else is like the real experience from the inside out.
The transverse colon is the one that runs across the upper portion of the torso near the lower ribs.
It is the connection between the ascending colon and descending colon.
My husband had a precancer polyp. I think it was down in the sigmoid colon, and he had the lymph node in the transverse colon.
He's had odd symptoms varying from lower back pain, on and off hot flashes, headaches, but mainly a variety of non specific discomfort that varies with his energy from day to day. A few months ago he got the big symptom and Blood started pooling down in his pelvic area and when he'd go to the toilet lots of blood would come either gushing or streaming out.
It would sound like he was urinating but it was blood from his rectum.
That was his main symptom.
The blood was the cause for two colonoscopys in less than a month.
Lymphnodes are a filtering system for the body.
They swell when there is something wrong in the body system and depending on where they are found will tell the Doctor more about the problem.
Enlarged lymph nodes suggest that the body is responding to something such as an infection (bacterial, viral, or fungal), an autoimmune disease (arthritis or lupus), a drug reaction or a malignancy such as leukemia.
Just because a lymphnode is swollen does not mean there is a big problem.
Lymph nodes might respond if there is a small cut or most any kind of minor trauma.
Basically, the Doctor needs to know about any problems with a Lymph node to make sure it is not abnormal.
The lymphnode that was found in my husband was non threatening so that was good.
Painful or non painful swollen Lymphs have a lot of variables. It's just hard to say if the node is bad trouble or not with out an examination.
I've had nodes that were felt and I was told they were normal.
However, I also had a big bad case of endometriosis so I wonder if that "normal" lymphnode just might have been swollen and trying to fight off a disease that was undiagnosed for a very long time.
It sounds like the kinsiologist just might be right with the assessment of an enlarged lymphnode.
Now you just need to find a way to approach the subject with your doctor.
I personally would just tell the Doctor about the Kinsiologist. Voice your concern and discuss your options for medical investigation.