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Brief Intermittent Generalized Painful Lymphadenopathy
Im having generalized lymphadenopathy, w/o fever. Nodes are under a cm, and painful. tested hiv negative out to 6 months. Leukemia lymphoma? Hiv?
In last 3 weeks, I have Lymphadenopathy on my neck,my armpits, Not painful! Reduced apetite for 3 days,stiff neck, but not sick,no fever,no strep inf.
Mononucleosis?: At age 22, these symptoms for 3 weeks are highly suggestive of infectious mononucleosis. Mono often is mile, so "not sick, no fever" doesnt mean much. Depending on risk, it could be more serious, such as syphilis or HIV. There are several other possibilities as well. Return to your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
Painless lymphadenopathy (cervical, inguinal, postauricular & axillary, partly unilateral), night sweats, fatigue, intermittent dizziness. Causes?
Need evaluation: Swollen lymph nodes as you describe, associated with your other complaints need to be fully evaluated. See an internist and track this down. ...Read more
Two years of suffering. Lymphadenopathy, abnormal stools, gi/bladder symptoms. Painful bloating. Had biopsy/pet CT negative last yr.Any ddx ideas?
DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) of lymphadenopathy (lad) is broad. See this article from dr habermann and colleagues especially table 3 and work with a physician to evalute the probabilities and possibilities... http://www.matheny.info/files/habermann_mayo_clin_proc_2000_75_723.pdf. ...Read more
27 y/o female with 4 days history of fever, night sweats, headache, generalized painful lymphadenopathy, fatigue, elevated liver enzymes? Mono neg
Guess u want DDx: Ddx=differential diagnosis involves the most important, under-used, under-appreciated, under-paid, complex tool a physician has: a trained/experienced mind, fueled by a good heart, driven by a mission to help others. Excellent history (listen!), careful physical exam leads to the answer, or at least to next step.?Viral illness?Drug reax. Rest, fluids, wait 2 wks; persists? Work up further. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Enlarged nodes: Lymphadenopathy is a non-specific term for enlarged lymph glands. The seriousness depends on the cause of enlargement. Common causes are infections, non-infectious inflammation like sarcoidosis and tumors.You may consult this site for info, however, it would be prudent to discuss the issue with your doctor. http://www.aafp.org/afp/1998/1015/p1313.html. ...Read more
No difference: Both of these terms are used interchangeably. They mean that the lymph nodes are enlarged due to some pathology.You need to have a doctor to explain the reasons why the nodes are abnormal...often it is an infection in the throat in case the nodes in the neck are affected. ...Read more
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