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Aching Lymph Nodes In Neck
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Severe tinnitus 6 years. fullness in left side of my head, body aches, lymph node swelling in neck & behind ear. MRI's, blood negative. help pls.
Swollen lymph nodes in neck with 2 very sore knots on head dr said nothing wrong. but getting worse what is it?
Rule out tumor: Tender knots on head could be inflamed cysts or skin malignancies. If there is associated lymph nodes these could be drainage from infected lesions or spread from malignant skin tumors which are enlarging. See surgeon to consider bx of head lesions. That will tell you what the cervical nodes are and what kind of treatment necessary to resolve issue. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes in neck for 2 days, neck feels stiffer (can still move). Weird muscle ache/tension in mid back/sides. Sensitive to touch. Ideas?
Drainage, sore throat and tender lymph nodes in neck.3rd day of 250mg z-pak. Feel better overall, but throat still very sore and nodes tender.
Sore throat and sinus drainage with tender lymph nodes in neck. On 3rd day of z-pak, feel better overall, but not in throat or neck. See a dr?
Patience: If you feel you are getting better i would give it some more time. Your lymph nodes can stay swollen for months after an illness. If they are getting larger, or more numerous, that is a different story and see your doc asap. ...Read more
Five days ago I had Septoplasty/Sinuplasty. Today was the first day I felt MUCH better. However, after activity today I am noticing sore lymph nodes in neck, a new sore throat (it doesn't seem to be from intubation), and somewhat of a heavy chest. And I
Congested LN/chest: May be from PND which may be increased post nasal surgery with activity or can be new onset infection as you are somewhat immunocompromised being post op . Would call you surgeon and discuss use of zyrtec, and antibiotics. Try gargling a bit with salt water ( 1 teaspoon salt in glass water) and elevate head of bed. ...Read more
Unprotected sex with itchy skin all over my body with sore lymph nodes in neck ear pain and small red bumps that come and go.neg hiv at 108 days. Std?
Dull ache right side of throat when i lean my head towards my left shoulder have ONE swollen cervical lymph node also in right side of neck viral?
Swollen (small, soft, mobile) post-cervical lymph node, left. Coughing, sore throat, white-yellow phlegm. Throat throbs, left. No fever. What is it?
Common cold, or: Of the many things that cause sore throat, they all fall into two categories infections (viral or bacterial) or irritants/injury (e.g. Gerd, postnasal drip). The common cold (viral) would be the most common cause of a sore throat and match your symptoms, although your pcp may want to take a look for any tell tale spots in the oropharynx, check for rashes, swab for strep, do a blood test for mono. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers