A 35-year-old female asked:
Where can lymph nodes swell with mono? dr said i had mono and my collarbone, arm pits, groin and under jaw are all tender. been about 3 weeks
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Lymph nodes: All can swell including those areas you mentioned. After three weeks I would suggest another exam
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Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Indeed!: This is a very common finding with mono. Also the spleen can be effected, & must be protected until back to normal size without tenderness. A ruptured spleen is a surgical emergency asuntreated can lead to death.
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Last updated May 24, 2017
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