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Doctor insights on: I Have Been Getting Swollen Painful Lymph Nodes Lately

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70yrs, prescribed brivudine for face & eye shingles, heals nicely, no pain, yet on 4th day neck lymph nodes get swollen & bit painful. Normal?

70yrs, prescribed brivudine for face & eye shingles, heals nicely,  no pain, yet on 4th day neck lymph nodes get swollen & bit painful. Normal?

Herpes zoster: It is certainly possible but not necessarily definite that the cervical lymphadenopathy you have experienced is related to the outbreak. Lymph nodes help fight inflammation for a living. If these gradually recede now the chances are that you were correct. There is no way of knowing certainly without biopsy and $$$ tests, but these certainly do not sound malignant. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi please help, my husband has severe pain all the sudden in his right hip joint and swollen painful lymph nodes in most joints ?

Hi please help, my husband has severe pain all the sudden in his right hip joint and swollen painful  lymph nodes in most joints ?

Sudden & severe: Those words require ACTION. If an immediate appointment is impossible, go to urgent care or n ER. If he did nothing unusual recently to cause injury, they'll do tests and provide pain relief as possible till they can discover a cause. Don't wait - it could be helpful to nip it in the bud! ...Read more

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If the lymph nodes get swollen but the

Question: ? you didn't finish your question, please resubmit and let us know what you want to know ...Read more

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My lymph nodes constantly get swollen. How do I treat this problem?

My lymph nodes constantly get swollen. How do I treat this problem?

Normal reaction: 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 more

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My lymph nodes (the ones people check when you're sick) are painful when i touch them but they aren't swollen? What could be wrong with me?

Front of neck?: Lymph node tenderness usually indicates some type of inflammation ...A reaction to infection...Like a sore throat, cold flu, or other type of virus.If persists, c ur doc to check all of your lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes in my neck swollen and painful?

Infection: This is a sign that you have an infection somewhere. ...Read more

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Painful swollen right side groin lymph nodes?

Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes away. The swollen lymph node suggests that your body is working to fight infection. ...Read more

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I have swollen and painful lymph nodes next to my groin. How do I treat this?

I have swollen and painful lymph nodes next to my groin. How do I treat this?

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 more