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Tender lymph nodes that have been swollen for months?

Tender lymph nodes that have been swollen for months?

Other symptoms?: You need a full history, physical exam, lab studies and possible biopsy. You do not even mention where these nodes are located. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I have tender swollen lymph nodes in my neck since yesterday?

Why do I have tender swollen lymph nodes in my neck since yesterday?

Infection?: You probably have some form of upper respiratory tract infection, likely viral. Lymph nodes help fight this and enlarge and are tender in the process. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

I am worried because my neck lymph nodes have been swollen for like 3 years.?

What else?: Have you had any other symptoms? What preceded the onset of these nodes. Suggest you have a doctor examine you, but suspect these are benign. After three years the likelihood of these being significant is dramatically less. ...Read more

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My lymph nodes have been swollen and uncomfortable under my left armpit for months. What could this be?

My lymph nodes have been swollen and uncomfortable under my left armpit for months. What could this be?

Needs to be evaluate: You may have a chronic infection somewhere in your arm, or it could be more serious like a tumor. OR it may be a reactive lymph node from a previous infection that could take months to go awayIf it is not going away, growing, irregular shape, you really should get it looked at by a doctor. One of them may be biopsied ...Read more

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Today I noticed I have several swollen lymph nodes around my neck. Shud I be worry? Also I feel tired and weak. I have been stressed lately frm work

Today I noticed I have several swollen lymph nodes around my neck. Shud I be worry? Also I feel tired and weak. I have been stressed lately frm work

Stress/lymph nodes?: Stress did not cause the lymphnodes, but can cause poor sleep and thus tiredness etc... Small nodes around your neck, if the come and go etc..Then not likely to be serious--often viral illnesses do that. If they are persistent and enlarging in sizes, consult with your doc. In the meantime, stress relief, eat well, sleep well will make you feel better. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have lymph nodes in my neck(and I have headache, neck pain) I also noticed sternal lymph nodes recently, I get tired too soon... what should I do?

I have lymph nodes in my neck(and I have headache, neck pain) I also noticed sternal lymph nodes recently, I get tired too soon... what should I do?

See an MD: MAke an appointment with an MD. The lymph nodes are most likely from sort of infection. The "sternal" nodes are different, if you mean you had an X-ray showing enlarges nodes in your chest, see your MD, if there is a node right above your clavicle, see your MD. Fatigue is very common and there are blood tests to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have a swollen groin lymph node and its getting really large and super painful. Help?

I have a swollen groin lymph node and its getting really large and super painful. Help?

Go see ur Dr: And have it examined and possibly biopsied. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/swollen-lymph-nodes-topic-overview. ...Read more

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I have two 1 cm swollen lymph nodes in neck. They have been there for years but have recently been getting bigger/firmer. Possible cancer?

I have two 1 cm swollen lymph nodes in neck. They have been there for years but have recently been getting bigger/firmer. Possible cancer?

Unlikely: Everybody has a couple of nodes that wax and wane. They are your friends. If it is cancer, they will be obviously abnormal. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lot swollen lymph nodes?

Why do I have a lot swollen lymph nodes?

It must be reason: For that, the most common are: 1-nfection. 2-virus. 3-inflammation: infiltration with inflammatory cells during infection or inflammation in a region of a given lymph node. 4-cancer. 5-cancer of the blood: uncontrolled, malignant multiplication of lymphocytes as in lymphoma or leukemia. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen lymph node on throat, extremely painful when swallowing?

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

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I have swollen painful lymph node right underarm. Please help?

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

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I had a stomach flu recently is gone now, but I have swollen lymph nodes everywhere collarbone, neck, groin, armpit. No fever, night sweat weightloss?

I had a stomach flu recently is gone now, but I have swollen lymph nodes everywhere collarbone, neck, groin, armpit. No fever, night sweat weightloss?

Unusual. Follow-up.: Was the cause of the "stomach flu" ever determined? Was it viral? Epstein-Barr / Mono? Are you sure nodes are swollen? How? (Doctor's exam?) Swollen lymph nodes without symptoms (fever, wt loss, &c) is unusual. If infectious, they should go away in 2 wks. It's impossible to tell in this forum, so use HealthTap Prime or TTYD about what the causes may be. A biopsy may be necessary or reassuring. GL. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes in abdomen x2 weeks now, today noticed armpit, groin and leg lymph swollen as well. Lots of symptoms, should I be worried?

I have swollen lymph nodes in abdomen x2 weeks now, today noticed armpit, groin and leg lymph swollen as well. Lots of symptoms, should I be worried?

Swollen LN: Please go to ER/ urgent care or doc to be evaluated. We always check up on swollen LN. Could be infection- cat scratch fever, or castleman's disease, mass like ovarian, or lymphoma . Also a swollen leg is worrisome for a clots which can cause a clot in lung. Please f/u today ...Read more

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For a year now I have had swollen axillary lymph nodes, and swollen itchy breasts and nipples it hurts so bad! I have breast implants.No insurance?

For a year now I have had swollen axillary lymph nodes, and swollen itchy breasts and nipples it hurts so bad! I have breast implants.No insurance?

Follow up!: You should start by seeing your plastic surgeon. This should be at no charge to you. If he/she considers appropriate further evaluation you can discuss with him/her the possible options for you. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Throat feels swollen, lymph nodes swollen, small firm feeling on right side. I had a pressure headach 4 days ago and have been releasing mucas.

See A Doc: Throat feeling swollen along with swollen lymph nodes may be due to a number of different causes. In order to effectively treat the symptoms, the correct diagnosis has to be made, which will require a clinical examination and any supporting x-rays or lab work before prescribing treatment. ...Read more

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Have swollen lymph nodes in neck since December started not painfull but now is very painfull. Also having night sweats waking up soaked.

Have swollen lymph nodes in neck since December started not painfull but now is very painfull. Also having night sweats waking up soaked.

See PCP: The symptoms you are describing require full assessment by a physician. Enlarged lymph nodes with fever, and night sweats indicate infectious etiology but other conditions may be the etiology too. ...Read more