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A 22-year-old female asked:

limp node infection: what can i do to make it go away? waiting to see if it goes away alone but it's big and swollen and hurts when touched

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: The likelihood is that it will go away when the primary process it is fighting has diminished. This can be due to viral, bacterial or other infections, non-infectious causes of inflammation such as foreign body or allergic reactions, etc. You may just have to ride it out.

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