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What causes extreme fatigue and a swollen lymph node?

What causes extreme fatigue and a swollen lymph node?

FATIGUE EVAL: If LYMPH NODE HAS BEEN PRESENT > 8 weeks, it may need to be BX by ENT WITH CONCERN FOR LYMPHOMA.You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com ...Read more

Dr. Betty Keller
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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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Could lymphoma cause constipation, one swollen lymph node, low grade fever, severe fatigue and excessive sweating?

Could lymphoma cause constipation, one swollen lymph node, low grade fever, severe fatigue and excessive sweating?

Diagnosis, symptoms: Symptoms alone can not be helpful to make a diagnosis of lymphoma, Physical examination to assess the size of the lymph node, tests to check the rest of the body and a biopsy of an enlarged lymph node, all put together, help us to make a diagnosis. You need to go to a doctor for examination if you are concerned about your symptoms(if these are progressively getting worse) ...Read more

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Can a cold sore cause extreme fatigue and swollen lymph nodes?

Can a cold sore cause extreme fatigue and swollen lymph nodes?

Cause/Effect: It is likely that an illness -- such as a viral illness is causing the cold sore, fatigue, and swollen lymph nodes. So the cold sore is an effect not a cause. If it persists or worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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Have had swollen tender neck lymphnodes 3wks w/fever(gone).Now very swollen and painful groin lymphnodes with headache,nausea,loss of appetite.Causes?

Have had swollen tender neck lymphnodes 3wks w/fever(gone).Now very swollen and painful groin lymphnodes with headache,nausea,loss of appetite.Causes?

Infection, lymphoma: Most common cause is infection; this can be evaluated by your pcp; lymphomas involve the swelling of lymphatic tissue for a prolonged period. If your condition persists beyond several week, you need to see an internal medicine doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Swollen groin lymph node, headache, body ache, dizziness, fatigue. What are these symptoms of?

Swollen groin lymph node, headache, body ache, dizziness, fatigue. What are these symptoms of?

See details: There are numerous possibilities with these issues you describe. The best approach is having a doctor evaluate the problem. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes in chest. Fatigue. Fever. Night sweats. Swollen and painful joints. Puffy, swollen eyes. Headaches. What could be causing.This.

Enlarged lymph nodes in chest. Fatigue. Fever. Night sweats. Swollen and painful joints. Puffy, swollen eyes. Headaches. What could be causing.This.

Chest lymph nodes: Lymph nodes on cxr/ct scan & symptoms sound like sarcoidosis , TB or lymphoma. You need bronchoscopy by lung doctor for tissue diagnosis. The treatment depends on tissue specific diagnosis. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Swollen tender infraclavicular lymph node and low wbc. What do these indicate?

Swollen tender infraclavicular lymph node and low wbc. What do these indicate?

Further tests: You need to see a physician to get examined and get some clarification on how low the white count is, and which white cells are low. Tender lymph nodes in that area could represent a lung problem so you may need an imaging test of the chest as well. ...Read more

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Can melanoma cause low grade fevers and swollen lymph nodes?

Can melanoma cause low grade fevers and swollen lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes: If the melanoma spreads to the lymph nodes they will swell. Fever is not usually associated with melanoma unless you have an infection. ...Read more

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Cause of enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes? Chest CT clear apart from nodes. Chronic dry cough, breathless, intermittent fevers and lethargy?

Cause of enlarged mediastinal and hilar lymph nodes? Chest CT clear apart from nodes. Chronic dry cough, breathless, intermittent fevers and lethargy?

Infection vs tumor: Usually enlarged mediastinal and hilar nodes can represent granulomatous infection such as tuberculosis. In southwest coccidiodomycosis, in midwest brucellosis. Sometimes depends on age and immune system of individual. Most lymphomas either Hodgkins or Nonhodgkins can produce mediastinal and hilar nodes.Should seek physician for work up and therapy. ...Read more

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Breasts very tender, swollen and enlarged lymph nodes? Some sort of infection?

Possible: Bilateral breast infection would be somewhat unusual. Strongly suggest you see your family doctor and be examined. ...Read more

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Which virus might cause swollen lymph nodes ,fatigue, body soreness for 3 weeks?

Which virus might cause swollen lymph nodes ,fatigue, body soreness for 3 weeks?

Many: Many viruses can cause the symptoms you described, common ones being Epstein Barr and Cytomegalo viruses. It would be prudent to see your doctor to get tested so that a more serious infection is excluded. ...Read more

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Swollen neck, underarms, groin lymph nodes, CBC normal, have diabetes and gastroparesis, stomach very tender?

Swollen neck, underarms, groin lymph nodes, CBC normal, have diabetes and gastroparesis, stomach very tender?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes in neck and night sweats. Are these related?

Swollen lymph nodes in neck and night sweats. Are these related?

Can be serious: Causes of night sweats include: menopause, idiopathic hyperhidrosis (you sweat too much), infections (tuberculosis is most commonly associated), cancer, medication, neurological causes, hormone problems, low blood sugar. I suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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Difference between strep throat and mononucleosis?My simptoms:swollen and enlarged tonsils with white pockets,enlarged lymph nodes,no fever or fatigue

Difference between strep throat and mononucleosis?My simptoms:swollen and enlarged tonsils with white pockets,enlarged lymph nodes,no fever or fatigue

Get checked.: The most awful looking throats I see can be strep or mono. In strep, a person usually has a fairly high temperature and headache. In mono, you see fatigue as the major symptom. With no fever and no fatigue, I wonder if you have little pockets (crypts) in your tonsils that can trap food/debris and become irritated. Very enlarged tonsils can interfere with breathing - which is non-negotiable! ...Read more

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What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?

What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?

Many possibilities: There are many possible diagnosis for your symptoms and the list is pretty long.I will suggest you consult your familt physician you need a thorough history and physical exam, blood tests and if indicated other tests to find the cause of your symptoms.It may or may not be serious. ...Read more

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Can swollen, firm lymph nodes be predictive symptoms of non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

Can swollen, firm lymph nodes be predictive symptoms of non-hodgkin's lymphoma?

Maybe: Enlarged lymph nodes are present in many conditions, most commonly in viral illnesses. However, enlarged lymph nodes that persist beyond about 6 weeks should be evaluated for the possibility of lymphoma or other illness. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, nausea (severity: mild) , dizziness and enlarged or tender lymph nodes. The following also describes...

I am experiencing  fatigue, nausea (severity: mild) , dizziness and enlarged or tender lymph nodes. The following also describes...

There are many: potential diagnoses for the symptoms you are expressing. Some could be potentially serious. It will not be possible to determine an accurate diagnosis over the internet. You need to see a health care provider as soon as possible for evaluation and lab work. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more


Dr. John Leander Po
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Definition)

A condition in which a person experiences severe fatigue that lasts longer than six months for which no underlying cause can be found, and which limits strenuous ...Read more