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If my platelet count is 478, should I be worried? When does it become too high? I'm having pain when consuming alcohol in my lymph nodes.

If my platelet count is 478, should I be worried?  When does it become too high? I'm having pain when consuming alcohol in my lymph nodes.

Need for evaluation: Having pain on taking alcohol and high platelet count both need to be evaluated. High platelet count alone could be attributed to iron deficiency but it does not explain the pain. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes hurt after drinking alcohol means you have cancer?

Lymph nodes hurt after drinking alcohol means you have cancer?

Hodgkin lymphoma: Lymph node pain from alcohol is a "classic" (but uncommon) symptom in hodgkin's lymphoma. It doesn't prove that any cancer or lymphoma is present, but is worthy of a physician history and physical examination to start. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes wch wnt down 70% aftr 1 week of medication with antiboitics, next day i had alcohol nd then immediately they were swollen again?

See below: If you are rubbing or palpating these regularly that cam cause them to feel enlarged. Leave them alone for at least two weeks and if still present see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do people get swollen lymph nodes after drinking alcohol?

No relationship: Drinking alcohol can cause a lot of different problems but swelling of the lymph nodes is not related to alcohol use. You have to ask your doctor to find another cause for the enlarged nodes, if they are really a problem, . ...Read more

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Why might I feel pain in my lymph nodes when I drink alcohol? The pain is in the collarbone, shoulder and sometimes neck. CBCs are normal.

That's a new one!: That is an unusual symptom. 'Course, I've only been a doc for 30 years, and have a lot to learn still! Maybe another doc on this forum is familiar with this. It does depend on where the pain is. How do you know that the pain is in your lymph nodes? Do all types of alcohol do this? Give a few more details, and we'll have a better understanding of what's going on and can maybe give better info ...Read more

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Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

Is pain in lymph nodes (of neck) after drinking alcohol a strong sign of hodgkin's? No major sweats/weight loss but regular fatigue /few small swellig

See your doctor: Fatigue, lymph node enlargement and associated pain after drinking alcohol warrant further investigation . Other symptoms like fever , weight loss or night sweats are called b-symptoms and they don't necessarily have to be present. Another classic sign of hidgkin's lymphoma is itchy skin after consuming alcohol. Please dont wait and see a doctor. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if I have swollen lymph nodes cysts and nodules all in the neck with other symptoms, like pain in the neck when drinking alcohol?

Should i be worried if I have swollen lymph nodes cysts and nodules all in the neck with other symptoms, like pain in the neck when drinking alcohol?

Get checked out: Although the scenario you describe could very well be something benign like mononucleosis or some other viral infection, you could be describing symptoms of malignant lymphoma or hodkins disease. You should have a medical check-up, as soon as possible, which should include a good exam (attention to your lymph nodes and spleen) and a some blood tests. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any benign causes for lymph node pain after consuming alcohol?

Are there any benign causes for lymph node pain after consuming alcohol?

Irrelevant: There is no connection between alcohol consumption and lymph node pain. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation and treatment. ...Read more