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Fibromyalgia Swollen Neck
I've had swollen glands on right side of neck for years, & now around jaw, negative mono. It hurts & keeps coming back. Also have fibromyalgia. Ideas?
See below: Sjogrens can cause swollen minor salivary glands in the neck. Ask your doctor if you have been checked for this condition. ...Read more
Can be chronic: U may want to check with u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Cool and moisturize: Topical cooling will relieve pain immediately. Refrigerated aloe works best. For highly sensitive areas a topical anesthetic can be used under a physicians direction. Oral antinflammatories such as Ibuprofen can provide relief over the first few days. After cooling apply a rich moisturizer such as aquaphor or biafine. ...Read more
Possible...: You may have simply turned your head to far to one side and caused a small stretch. Give it a few days and see if your neck still hurts. ...Read more
Neck lymph nodes: Neck lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons: infections, inflammatory conditions, eczema, lymphoma and others. Diagnosis has to be made first. Lymphoma may not cause any symptoms other than enlarged painless lymph nodes. Sometimes patients with lymphoma experience "b" symptoms: fevers, fatigue, night sweats, itching, and weight loss. Please see your doctor for a diagnosis as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rubbery smalll not movable swollen lymph on the back right side of my neck , is it something serious?
See a doctor: Would have it evaluated. Would see an ENT ...Read more
Rubbery small, not movable swollen lymph on the back right side of my neck , is it something serious?
Probably not.: If you feel well, the lymph nodes are 1 cm or less in diameter and are not growing or tender, are rubbery, not rock hard, they are most likely benign. If any of the above is not true, you need to see a physician to have them checked out. ...Read more
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