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Painful Lymph Node Neck
Prolonged fever(>7w)+swollen painful lymph nodes(neck and behind the ears)+headache. Tested -ve for HIV(ELISA 1&2),Hep-B&C,VDRL what else could it be?
Many causes: There are many causes for swollen lymph nodes and fever. Remember there is a window period for HIV testing - about 3 months and hepatitis up to 12 weeks! Other causes could be infectious mononucleosis, fungal infections, TB, even cancer. You need close follow up with your doctor for more testing. Good luck ...Read more
Swollen painful lymph node in neck, started after taking spironolactone 50mg, QD. NOT sick. No other symptoms.
Is this a norm sideeffect of this med?
Not from medication: A swollen tender lymph gland is highly unlikely to be from taking a new medication. Lymph glands are situated around the body and serve to trap infectious organisms(bacteria or viruses) to prevent their spread to other areas in the body. A swollen gland will often decrease in size if there is no ongoing infection. Any swollen glands persisting after a month should by examined by a physician. ...Read more
Swollen and painful lymph nodes in neck. My doc thinks it's my psoriasis, but I do not, what else could this be?
Enlarged painful lymph nodes in neck shoulder and ear pain for about 5 days. This morning i had one suddenly pop up under my chin close to my neck.
Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral cavity that spreads to lymph nodes they enlarge, become matted, and for the most part fix to jugular vein. Painful nodes are the sign of inflammation such as oral cavity or pharynx unassociated with tumor. Antibiotics may be necessary for control. ...Read more
See primary MD: See your primary care MD for a lymph node exam and possibly bloodwork and scans. Be well. ...Read more
I have first throbbing pain in my ear for 5 weeks which they say is refeered pain now for 2 days I've had painful lymph node in my neck same side as e?
Sore throat left side when swallowing. Not painful. Neck/lymph node a bit tender as well. Don't think I have a fever but have been coughing/sneezing?
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the scalp for an infection. If in anterior triangle mid neck one should do endoscopy to see if lesion in area of larynx or cords . In supraclavicular area, inflammation apex of lung can cause the problem and chest X ray can help. Bx if necessary. ...Read more
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