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Lymph Node Went Away Within Days
I had an enlarged (+2cm) lymph node for over 4 weeks. Few days ago went down and has stayed down since. Do lymphoma lymph nodes go down?
Strep throat a month ago.Swollen lymph nodes went away within a few days of z-pak. Swollen painful nodes have returned on one side of neck. Fatigue.
Go back to doctor: Go back to doctor for exam and strep swab ...Read more
Pea sized node in armpit. 2nd time I've seen it in last 2 months. Goes away on its own in 1-2 weeks. Painful upon palpation. Lymph node? Cancer??
After poking abscess, left groin lymph node swelled, followed by lns throughout body. Keflex took care of infection, but lns are still swollen! why?
Reactive nodes: The nodes process body fluid from the tissue and eliminate germs and debris before that fluid is returned to the circulation.It operates on an as needed basis, and once stimulated by infection will often remain swollen for 2-4 weeks before returning to resting size. ...Read more
Painful swollen lymph node under right armpit - Causes? Pain and redness went away in a few days, but it's still swollen. 25 yr male.
Ingrown hair?: Are you sure it is a lymph node? An ingrown hair causing an abscess can cause a lump in an armpit. If it truly is a lymph node, then the nodes in the armpit drain the arm and the breast and superficial chest. Any infection or disease in those areas can cause a swollen node. If it doesn't continue to improve, you should see a doctor. ...Read more
Have inflammation of epididymis with lumps in my groin. Could be abscess or lymph nodes swelling? Lumps came quick went away and came back weeks later
Epididymitis: Symptoms include swollen, red or warm scrotum, testicle pain and tenderness, usually on one side, painful or urgent and frequent urination, discharge from the penis, painful intercourse or ejaculation, a lump on the testicle, enlarged lymph nodes in the groin, and pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen or pelvic area, and perhaps blood in semen. Sounds right? ...Read more
Long URI is ending, swollen lymph node went away. Still small, but was noticeable again after long plane ride. How long till it goes away?
3months ago I had a lymph node come up from a coldTook no meds about5 weeks later lymph node got smaller but still here after and painless and movable?
Be of good cheer: It sounds like a reactive node and nothing more. if it starts to grow see your doctor ...Read more
Ear infection went 2 week ago but lymph node behind ear still swollen maybe pea size or bigger but some times can't feel it at all?How ong til node goes
It's ok: The node can take months to disappear, and once enlarged, it may never disappear. Pea size is nothing to worry about. Doctors usually don't get concerned until it is larger than a grape. ...Read more
Inguinal lymph node had shrunk for a few weeks and now seems back to where it was before..do malignant nodes shrink and grow?
What would cause an occipit lymph node to swell bac up after antibiotic therapy node goes away w/antibiotic but comes bac a week or 2 later same size?
Lymphadenopathy: Enlarged lymph nodes are those that are either trying to do their job in the immune system, or those that have been taken over by some preexisting disease, like tumor. Yours sounds as if there may be a persistent focus of inflammation, which when suppressed results in reduction of the size of the node, following which it may be acting up again, or the lymph node is simply cleaning up the mess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had strep 10June & 3lymph nodes were swollen in my neck (r) one remains & my r ear hurts...how long does it take for the nodes 2go away?
Lymph nodes: It sounds like the infection cleared up ok , but you have more concern about chronic changes present in your lymph nodes and that is what is likely affecting your ear as well. If this is a one time thing ,I 'd give it another 4-8 weeks as long as you're feeling ok. If you have had chronic problems with recurrent tonsil/throat, time to see ent. Nodes can take a couple of months to decrease size. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2.5 cm jugular lymph node fna came back neg for malignancy but didn't show infection either ..... next step?
Wait : Studies show that a full history and physical /focus head and neck /thyroid indicated. Ultrasound is done first and lab work if indicated then referral to a specialist in this case ENT. FNAC is not perfect but if the biopsy was performed correctly the pathology under the microscope should be diagnostic but sampling error does occur was it guided?Please read this. http://tinyurl.com/z7twwrm ...Read more
Got a Swollen Lymph Node underarm how long does it take to go down ? Lymph node been swollen for 5 weeks
Need to examine: The lymph nodes enlarge in response to some lesion in the area drained by the node. It would be prudent to see a doctor to ascertain the cause of the enlargement and treat the cause. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Throat has been hurting for a month. Left lymph node swelled up then went away. Ultrasound and bloodtests didn't reveal throid or lymph issues. Help?
4 year old had fever for two days, noticed swollen nodes on side of neck as well. Fever gone for two days now. When will lymph nodes go back down?
Weeks: Normal reactivity (swelling) in lymph nodes will cycle up/down over a 3-4 week period. Neck nodes are easily detected since they overlie muscles rather than being buried in tissue. If bug bites/colds/vaccines/skin rashes in the area occur they can persist. ...Read more
How long after an infection do groin lymph nodes return to normal size? bacterial infection & took antibiotics 17 days but still slightly swollen.
Can take a while: The nodes can take several months to go down be patient. If they do not improve. See your doctor ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months. Thought to be from wisdom tooth infection, now 5 weeks removed. Nodes still swollen/mildly tender/rubbery. Cancer?
Had node behind left ear swollen urgent care said no worries next day occipital node swollen was not painful until last night. Now it's very tender?
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