A 33-year-old female asked about a female:
Jaw lymph nodes swollen in 5 yo. 2 weeks post abx 4 infect.swelling greatly decreased but still present/tender when pushed. no other symptoms. normal?
1 doctor answer • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Probably: Since you feel they have decreased in size this is likely okay. Many times when nodes become infected it takes more than the usual 3 weeks for them to return to resting size. Just monitor for now,
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