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Lymph Nodes In Neck Sore To Touch
Sick with a cold a week ago, had a soar throat along with very tender lymph nodes in neck. Not ill anymore but neck lymph nodes still very tender, something To be concerned? How long does the tenderness go down after illness? Should I see a doctor?
Lymph nodes: After such an infection I would give the reactive lymph glands a couple of weeks to lose their tenderness. Even then small, shotty lymph nodes may persist months or even years but they should not be tender. Worrisome signs would be growth of new glands, increasing size of one or more glands or appearance of new palpable lymph glands in other parts of the body. See your physician as needed. ...Read more
Soreness when swallowing, but no raspiness or pain when eating. Lymph nodes in neck are not swollen but are tender to touch. What is it/ treatment?
Exam: Ou need an examination and blood testing- pain on swallowing is a serious symptom. ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes in neck with 2 very sore knots on head dr said nothing wrong. But getting worse what is it?
Rule out tumor: Tender knots on head could be inflamed cysts or skin malignancies. If there is associated lymph nodes these could be drainage from infected lesions or spread from malignant skin tumors which are enlarging. See surgeon to consider bx of head lesions. That will tell you what the cervical nodes are and what kind of treatment necessary to resolve issue. ...Read more
Drainage, sore throat and tender lymph nodes in neck.3rd day of 250mg z-pak. Feel better overall, but throat still very sore and nodes tender.
Sore throat and sinus drainage with tender lymph nodes in neck. On 3rd day of z-pak, feel better overall, but not in throat or neck. See a dr?
Patience: If you feel you are getting better I would give it some more time. Your lymph nodes can stay swollen for months after an illness. If they are getting larger, or more numerous, that is a different story and see your doc asap. ...Read more
Five days ago I had Septoplasty/Sinuplasty. Today was the first day I felt MUCH better. However, after activity today I am noticing sore lymph nodes in neck, a new sore throat (it doesn't seem to be from intubation), and somewhat of a heavy chest. And I
Congested LN/chest: May be from PND which may be increased post nasal surgery with activity or can be new onset infection as you are somewhat immunocompromised being post op. Would call you surgeon and discuss use of zyrtec, and antibiotics. Try gargling a bit with salt water (1 teaspoon salt in glass water) and elevate head of bed. ...Read more
Unprotected sex with itchy skin all over my body with sore lymph nodes in neck ear pain and small red bumps that come and go. Neg hiv at 108 days. Std?
Could be...: A few different things. Tender is usually a good sign. If you have a few relatively small tender lymph nodes & you struggle with allergies or have a cold, those could cause it. However if you have a very lg node/nodes, it's best to get that checked out. You might also want to check for swollen lymph nodes elsewhere in the body & if you find some, that would be another reason to get checked out. ...Read more
Doubtful: Pnd is usually not a precipitating factor in lymphadenopathy. Infections and allergic reactions are more commonly causative factors in lymphadenopathy. If the condiiton persists, and the nodes do not get smaller and smaller in the next week or so, than see your dr. For an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more
Painful nodes: Point toward infectious etiology, and jaw pain may indicate dental cause, particularly closed off abcess. Dentist & x-ray would be my first stop. The list is longer for painless nodes. ...Read more
Near syncope episode followed by sudden onset of hard palate pain, swollen throat (no soreness), and swollen lymph nodes in neck.?
Swollen cervical lymph node w/feeling of fullness and soreness in ear & near mastoid process that comes and goes, no fever. I've had this for a week?
Swollen (small, soft, mobile) post-cervical lymph node, left. Coughing, sore throat, white-yellow phlegm. Throat throbs, left. No fever. What is it?
Common cold, or: Of the many things that cause sore throat, they all fall into two categories infections (viral or bacterial) or irritants/injury (e.g. Gerd, postnasal drip). The common cold (viral) would be the most common cause of a sore throat and match your symptoms, although your pcp may want to take a look for any tell tale spots in the oropharynx, check for rashes, swab for strep, do a blood test for mono. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes in neck for 2 days, neck feels stiffer (can still move). Weird muscle ache/tension in mid back/sides. Sensitive to touch. Ideas?
Hi there's a spot on the back of neck hurts, sore to touch. I don't think it's a lymph node. Feels like my regular old neck but that spot is sore, what is that?
On right side of neck 4 finger widths diagonally down from ear towards back is sore to touch. Is there a lymph node there or is it something else?
Occipital lymph node: There are occipital lymph nodes in that area, and that's certainly possible that's what it is. There are also muscles, ligaments, and bones that can become inflamed. You should see your doctor for an examination of the area. ...Read more
Lower down on the base of my neck my head feels swollen on the side and gets very sore my lymph nodes are also it happens every couple of months?
Joint, muscle or URI: The most likely causes for your neck discomfort is arthritic change in your cervical spine. The pain comes from spasm of the muscles that overlie the bony spine or inflamed joints in the front (uncinate joints) and back (facet joints) of the spinal column in your neck. The lymph nodes raise the possiblity of upper respiratory infection, but there other serious causes for these so see your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Most of your lymph nodes are located in your head and neck region. Lymph nodes that frequently swell are in this area, as well as in your armpits and groin area. So this is normal but if they are swollen more than 2wks I would seek a MD for evaluation. No worries ...Read more
I have a sore on my chin and my neck where it meets my chin is very sore deep inside. Could it be lymph nodes swollen because of my chin and why sore?
Reactive: Usually those are reactive to a recent or present infection - and yes usually lymph nodes. ...Read more
About two weeks ago when I had a cold sore I noticed a lot of my left lymph nodes (neck and head) were swollen... two weeks later and they still are??
Time: The enlarged lymph nodes are the body's response to an infection and may take up to 6 weeks to resolve. If the problem persists beyond 6 weeks or are getting larger, contact your doctor ...Read more
I'm sore under ribs (10th). done nothing to hurt myself. Also sore in my lymph nodes in the left side of neck. Any idea what it could be?
Wait And See: Ya know, it may be nothing- and if it is, it'll probably all go away in a few days, but if either or both (the pain or nodes) persist over a week or two or get worse before then, then best for you to see a doc about it. Other than that, best not to worry too much about it unless, in two weeks, it hasn't gone away or gets worse. ...Read more
Why are my lymph nodes sore in my neck head and armpits? I can't remember the last time they were not uncomfortable. Been off colour for a long while
Lymphadenopathy: There is a host of reasons for lymph nodes to enlarge. If you have widespread noticeable enlarged nodes it is important that you be evaluated. There are benign causes, but there are also serious causes that warrant early evaluation and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I hope U have: Already have seen a physician. If not make sure u do. ...Read more
Last week I was diagnosed with Bell's palsy and am on antivirals. Today my lymph nodes under jaw are sore, all the way down back of my neck. Worry?
On neck behind ear 3 sore pea size lumps (swln lymph nodes?) popped up today & keep growing. The top one hurts the most. Shld I see dr or wait it out?
See a physician: Sounds like posterior occipital lymphadenothpy (a swelling of lymph nodes around the posterior ear and base of the skull): must be seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Hello. I am a 30 year old healthy female. I have experienced recurring swelling and tenderness in my lymph nodes in the groin area. Lasts several days at a time. Always tender to touch and sometimes during certain movements. I do have a history of ova
Get checked: Swelling & tenderness inymoh nodes is significant. Do get checked as soon as you can. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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