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Infected Sore And Swollen Lymph Node Symptom Of
Swollen lymph node on neck just below ear, ~1cm, not tender, feels quite firm, no other symptoms, had it for about 2 weeks now- cause for concern?
Need check up: If no abvious infections that causing this, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
About a week ago my armpit (left) got sore and swollen (lymph node). Is this mono, i think it is, but I am not sure?
I woke up with a swollen lymph node on the back left side of my neck. Quite sore and slightly painful?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could poking and prodding at an already swollen lymph node generally make it stay swollen for longer/more sore?
No: Swollen lymph glands can arise from mononucleosis, tumor spread, an inflammatory reaction to a virus or bactgerial infection. The node if normal contains follicles filled with spaces producing large numbers of white blood cells to combat the existing problem. Prodding may only cause painful symptoms if excessive but not enlargement. ...Read more
Depends: Not normal if persistent or if the pain or swelling gets worse. If symptoms prolonged to consult your doctor. ...Read more
Sore thraot only on the right side swollen lymph node and tender gum on my right k9. All on the right side what could be wrong?
I think I have a swollen lymph node in my neck. It is really sore. I haven't really felt sick. It is really sore. How do I treat it?
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read more
Just found a swollen lymph node on right side of neck, its sore now that I have bothered it. Should i worry? I have another small one on same side
Likely benign, but: The neck is a very common place for mild lymph node enlargements. We do about 5-6 lymph node biopsies a day-from the neck-and most of them are benign. However if rapid growth is noted, or if bigger than 3cm, or if other symptoms develop you need to have it checked. The most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck are a viral illness, a dental infection, skin infection and "other". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a swollen lymph node in my armpit. It's a little sore and showed up a few days ago. I haven't been sick recently but my family has.
Infections: Look over your whole arm - checking for breaks in the skin. Sometimes even the smallest breaks in the skin can lead to infections or swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more
What could a swollen lymph node that is also very sore mean? I woke up the other morning with a lymph node under my left armpit that was sore n larger
Lymphadenitis: Probably is lymphadenitis so you should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
How to tell when a lump in the neck is a swollen lymph node or something else? My lump is not sore either. On left side only!
Get examined: I believe these are reactive or benign reactions to your previous story of runny nose but since it is low on neck and on left, have a clinic doc examine that for you. The definite way to tell noninvasively is by radiologic imaging or even a biopsy But those procedures are only planned if your clinic doc saw your person, evaluated your lump and decides. We can not tell by just reading your notes. ...Read more
Got a flu show yesterday. This morning I woke up with a sore swollen lymph node under my armpit. Is this from the shot, or should I be concerned?
Likely the sore: Mouth sore is in all likelihood responsible for the enlarged node. The node will subside as the mouth sore heals, though there may be some lag. ...Read more
I have some swelling right above the base of my penis, it is tender and sore, and does not go away when resting. Hernia or swollen lymph node?
Swollen lymph node in arm since Oct. Five months later there are 3. I have night sweats with chills. CBC normal except very low iron. Not sore.
See doctor: If the number of swollen lymph nodes has gone from one to three, it is time to see a doctor for an evaluation. This forum may be inadequate to address this issue. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node with cold sore and ear pain. Recent oral surgery2 weeks ago. Dentists says possible staph. How do I know if its staph or fev bl?
I had a sore lump under my left ear lobe a Dr. said swollen lymph node. It went away but came back and grew rapidly while eating chew/swallow worsen?
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