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How Long Does Swollen Lymph Nodes Associated With Common Cold Last
How long does cold last? For 9 days studded congested nose no appetite lazy nasal drainage was cold swollen lymph nodes
Days-to-months: Depending on the cause of the swelling of the lymph nodes, they can last for days-to-months (for infections.). ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes around jaw after strenuous workout. First couple of times at the gym in 8 years. Dr said its viral. How long will this last?
1 wk: Should this persist more than 1 wk, get it checked. ...Read more
Had a cold with runny nose, wet cough, swollen lymph nodes in neck, lasted 2-3 months...was months ago but lymph nodes never went down and still hurt?
Lymphnodes: This can be common, as often the nodes may get blocked and stay enlarged for quite some time. See your Dr. for an eval and eventually if they do not decrease with treatment advice form your dr. you may need testing and further eval of the nodes. good luck. ...Read more
Not always.: While it is true that lymph nodes that remain stable in size are "more likely than not" to be cancerous, that is not an absolute rule. In fact, many lymphomas may grow very slowly and not demonstrate any appreciable change in size over a few years. I advise you to seek out medical evaluation, if for no other reason than peace of mind. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can I have swollen lymph nodes from pulling/pressing skin over it. How long will it be swollen by this cause?
Usually not: No, usually not...Unless if you really push or pull the area so hard that you hurt yourself so badly or create an open wound/skin irritation, infection or inflammation over the skin or the area--then the lymph node adjacent to the trauma can be swollen up due to the trauma. Reactive lymph node usually will be back to normal within a few-several days to a couple of weeks or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection or cancer: Lymph nodes are like little filters for your blood. Viruses and bacteria that get in your bloodstream end up in the lymph nodes, where immune cells build up like an army. This causes swelling and pain in the lymph nodes. Cancer can also cause lymph nodes to swell, but this is usually painless. Lymphoma is a type of cancer within the lymph noes which causes them to become enlarged. ...Read more
I keep getting swollen lymph nodes. They only last a couple of days but are painful. What is causing this?
Possible tumor: Lymph nodes enlarge due to presence of infection, primary neoplasms of nodes or metastatic disease to nodes. With an inflammatory process, over time the nodes will regress especially if inf. treated. If nodes persist, feel firm, have enlarged somewhat, then bx indicated to rule out source of problem ...Read more
Several things: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more
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