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Can Lymph Nodes Stay Swollen 10 Years After Having Mono
Mono 2 years ago. Since then the lymph nodes under my jaw are always swollen. And I am pretty sure I have chronic tonsillitis. Are they connected?
Mononucleosis is a viral disease caused by EB Epstein Barr virus. It can last 10-14 days even up to weeks and become chronic on occasion. A mono assay test can reveal if present and on an CBC can see nucleated or atypical lymphocytes. Sore throat, fatigue, fevers are the main symptoms. Treatment remains bedrest, fluids and Advil 400 mg po q 6 hrs until no symptoms occur. Reg ...Read more
My husband had mono 3 years ago and whenever we have sex more than a couple times a day he gets very swollen lymph nodes. He said this has been occurr?
Swollen lymph nodes: From having sexual relations is quite rare on its' own. He must be checked for underlying medical conditions. You did not mention exactly where the lymph nodes are located. He needs and examination and blood testing. ...Read more
I got over a cold recently and now my lymph nodes are swollen and painful. Should I go to the doctor? Can I die from this? Mono is going around??
Lymph nodes: Swelling of lymph nodes is common with any infection. If they stay swollen then you should be evaluated and have some routine blood work done. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono at the beginning of April. I had many swollen lymph nodes and most of them went down, but there is a big one on the right si?
Best advice is to recheck with your DR whom you have been seeing.
They have your full medical history and will be able to give you correct information. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mono 2 months ago. Just today, the lymph nodes in my right armpit have become swollen and slightly tender. Is this normal?
Another cause: The nodes may be from shaving you armpits with a dirty razor causing an infection in your arm pit. ...Read more
I have mono, but my lymph nodes have been swollen for about two weeks. Should I be concerned or is it the normal duration for swollen glands?
Have mono, but my lymph nodes have been swollen for about 2 weeks and are enlarging. Should I be concerned? The salivary gland is as big as golf ball.
See your doctor: Follow up with your doctor and have them check you out since it is getting worse. Also get plenty of rest. ...Read more
Dr said I have mono. Lymph nodes swollen on underside od jaw and just noticed one on the left side above collar bone. Is this normal?
Typical for mono: This sounds normal for infectious mononucleosis. Enlarged lymph nodes can occur all over the body, and above the collarbone (the supraclavicular fossa, in medical terminology) is a common site. That said, mono is pretty uncommon above age 25. Discuss with your doctor if any doubt about the diagnosis. ...Read more
What would be the cause of chronic swollen lymph nodes t/o neck for over 3 yrs. Byopsie. Neg. Tb. Neg. Hiv. Neg. Mono. Neg. Nothing else to check for?
Swollen lymph nodes ONLY in neck for 2 months but didn't grow, very tired. Mono -ve, only EBV Igg was slightly elevated, lymphocytes 53%. Next test?
Need ID consult: There are several other infectious disease agents that can cause lymph node swelling and give you constitutional symptoms and elevated lymphocytes. You should see an infectious disease specialist to get those additional testing, including tuberculosis testing and fungal testing. ...Read more
College student diagnosed with mono by monospot. No symptoms but swollen lymph nodes now itchy body all over? CBC showed slightly decreased platelet
About 4 years ago I had mono but ever since I have had a two lymph nodes in my groin and its 1.4 CM long and. 6 wide do you think I should see a doc?
Are they changing?:
You pose an excellent question. I share your concern. The most important question to ask right now is: "have these two lymph nodes changed in any way? "
if the answer is that these nodes are stable, non-tender, not red, and are gently movable; then, these are probably lymph nodes that have little to worry about. However, since you raise this question, have your doctor feel these next office visit. ...Read more
Is it possible to have hard painless lymph nodes in the groin and left armpit and nothing be wrong with me? I'm 22 years old. Had mono a year ago.
I have a lump (Supposedly lymph node) in the back right-hand side of my neck. No pain/growth/spreading. Had mono 2 years ago. Permanently swollen LN?
Leave it alone?: If it's proven benign, and it's not too much of a problem, just live with it. If it is causing issues (cosmetic/limitation of movement etc.), see a surgeon to have it taken out. ...Read more
My 7 years old daughter Marjan was taking velosafe syrup 6 ml each time, three times a day and brufen 4 ml at every six hours for her swollen neck posterior lymph nodes during treatment doctor advised some tests like cbc crp sgpt infectious mono and sgpt
Lymph nodes: Hello SBaldwin. I am unable to check proper dosages of the meds not knowing her weight but I recommend continuing with the current treatment and labs. It looks like your doctor wants to cover any current bacterial infection and check for other causes to include viruses that linger for a while before resolving. For future consults, my direct link is: healthtap. Com/vanessanealmd key code PNYTKV. ...Read more
Can touching lymph nodes make them swell? My 2 yo has large occipital nodes. It worries me b/c leukemia scare 6 months ago. It was mono. Advice please
Lymph nodes: No touching the nodes will not make them swell. Most lymph node enlargement in a two year old is due to upper respiratory infections caused by viruses. ...Read more
Had mono a year ago, currently experiencing swollen lymph node under chin and had itching one evening. Is the mono possibly back?
Had mono a year ago, lymph nodes never shrunk. Got checked today ultrassound, largest one 2cm. Recurrent low grade fever. Mono back or Lymphoma?
Might need a biopsy: Chronic mononucleosis can be debilitating, so my thoughts are with you. However, enlarged lymph nodes can represent many different things, not just chronic mono. If your doctor believes that your blood work suggests something OTHER than chronic mono, then you might want to have a lymph node biopsied to be sure that there isn't something more serious lurking, such as lymphoma. ...Read more
1 1/2 year old had a CBC b/c of big lymph nodes. His results: lymph 71% neut 19% mono 9%. Absolutes in range. Had a bad virus 2 weeks before. Normal?
Yes: The spread of cell types in that count is normal. Most reactive lymph nodes will begin to return to normal size in 3-4 weeks unless a new factor comes along to stimulate them. ...Read more
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
Had mono one year ago. Still able to feel lymph nodes in neck, reduced in size but never went away. 1 near throat is kidney bean size. Normal?
Possibly: These residual lymph nodes are pretty common after mononucleosis. The kidney bean sized one seems a litter larger than normal. If a lymph node is larger than one centimeter then it may need to be biopsied. Please see your doctor and have a full body lymph node evaluation and possibly some blood tests. ...Read more
15 year old boy has had sore throat for 2 weeks one swollen lymph node on right side he has no fever no cold symptoms. Negative strep and mono test
I was diagnosticated with mono 1.5 month ago. Lymph nodes were measuring 2cm to 3.7cm and now they got shrink to 1.7cm but they still here after this time. Could this be a lymphoma? Or lymph nodes take a long time to go or even never disappear?
Enlarged lymph node: Often 6 weeks or even a little more. You should be followed by a physician until the lymph node has returned to normal. ...Read more
Had painful lymph nodes for months now. A few months ago was checked for mono but came back negative. Should I be concerned?
If still enlarged,: And/or painful it is a cause for concern and you should consult a hematologist. ...Read more
BW said reactivated Mono. How long can it last in adults? I've heard 3-6 months. How long can lymph nodes hurt/be swollen? Scared actually lymphoma?
How sure is the dx?: Reactivated mononucleosis is unusual. Most cases of mono are caused by EBV but CMV also can cause. While exceptions exist, usually mononucleosis confers lifelong immunity. Serologies are often used to check, however remain positive after acquiring the infection even many years. The monospot (EBV) is usually only positive for 3-5months p. infx. Other things can cause mono-like syndrome. ...Read more
Chronic high WBC count (17, 000-22, 000), very high GR# (12-13), high MONO# (1.0), low lymphocytes (18%), every lymph node is swollen x3+ months. Why?
Is it unusual to have one swollen lymph node? I also have an unbearably soar throat, I'm assuming its either mono or strep throat. Either way I need to see a physician, but I am currently without insurance. The lymph node that is swollen is on the left s
If: If you have been exposed to someone with strep throat, then you should be evaluated and treated. Untreated strep throat can have other more serious complications. You should be evaluated. There are several urgent cares available that have generous policies for patients without insurance. Call around and see if you can find an option that you can afford. ...Read more
Bw said reactivated mono. Wbc 10.9, lymph 12.3%, gran 79.8%, anc 8.7%. Labs normal 3 weeks ago. Body/joint aches, tired, neck sore, swollen lymph nodes, mild night sweats. Oncologist. Confident with mono diagnosis. Should I be concerned for leukemia?
Mltpl deep, hard lumps in calf muscles w/out skin involvement/swollen lymph nodes neck/armpits & weight loss. Venous u/s, chest xray, thyroid & mono-neg. Mild anemia-low monocytes. Any ideas?
MRI and biopsy: Would seem to be logical follow through. ...Read more
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