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Causes Of Swollen Neck Lymph Nodes
What would be causes for swollen neck lymph nodes that are not going away, intermittent voice hoarseness, drainage in one ear, blurriness in one eye?
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Lymph nodes on neck still slightly swollen 3 weeks after flu. GP says no cause for concern. Is this normal?
For a long time: After an illness that produces swollen lymph nodes the nodes can stay somewhat swollen and tender for a long time, even weeks. Sometimes a slight swelling can remain forever! That being said, the general trend week to week should be one of improvement, smaller size and less pain. If this does not occur you should follow-up with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think there are swollen lymph nodes on each side of my neck for over 2 weeks..What could cause it?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked ...Read more
Infection...: The most common cause of slightly swollen lymph nodes around the neck are infections caused by viruses and bacteria. Upper respiratory infections, mononucleosis, and strep throat are common infectious agents. After the infection is cleared by the body, the swollen lymph nodes can sometimes take 1-2 months to subside. Much rarer causes are cancers like lymphoma. ...Read more
I have an intermittent pulling sensation in the right side of my neck on the side.i possibly have swollen lymph nodes there. Could this be the cause?
More info: So you actually feel a lump - is that correct? How long has it been there? Days/weeks? Do you have fevers/chills/weight loss? If there is no palpable lump; " intermittent pulling sensation " can be due to many other causes - so have you done any heavy lifting/exercise recently? If there is a lump have it examined by a medical doctor. ...Read more
Infections and: Infections, inflammations and cancers. Most of nthe time it resolve in 2 weeks, if it was due to infections, if does not go away and feeling nodes other part. Of the. Body, and getting bigger , needs to het quick check up by your dctor. ...Read more
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