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Something on the left side of my neck right about where my lymph node is feels like it gets caught and causes severe pain. Should i be concerned?

Something on the left side of my neck right about where my lymph node is feels like it gets caught and causes severe pain. Should i be concerned?

Question unclear: It is difficult to picture what you are talking about. Suggest you see a doctor and show this to them. It probably will go away on its own, but if continues, definitely see somebody. Concern is minimal, but varies from person to person. Good luck and hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What causes severe lower back pain that raps around rip and into lympth nodes in grown?

What causes severe lower back pain that raps around rip and into lympth nodes in grown?

Muscle or nerve pain: Muscle will be burning that hurts as move involved muscle; nerve hurts, stings, sharp rather moving or not. Ice and rest, possible support for back should help both. Muscle will take up to two to three weeks to calm down, nerve injury- radiculopathy or neuropathy, will wax and wane while improving, more slowly and only if the nerve is no longer getting bumped into. Can ask MD for meds. ...Read more

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The past week i've had severe migraines (2x/day) on the left side of my head. I have a swollen lymph node on the same side. What could this be from?

The past week i've had severe migraines (2x/day) on the left side of my head. I have a swollen lymph node on the same side. What could this be from?

Go see yr Doctor: Any enlarged node, unless caused by a sore throat/infection, needs medical attention. Migraine is probably unrelated to the neck node, yet a medical exam and treatment is necessary and will help you control it and make you feel well if you take a triptan medication which can work wonders to control a migraine. ...Read more

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Tested neg after 8 weeks HIV exsposer. Having severe leg pain swollen lymp nodes could I still have HIV? What else could this be. Scared plz help

Tested neg after 8 weeks HIV exsposer. Having severe leg pain swollen lymp nodes could I still have HIV? What else could this be.  Scared plz help

Not HIV. Cellulitis?: HIV doesn't cause leg pain or swollen lymph nodes in one location such as groin. And impossible to have HIV with symptoms at 8 weeks with negative HIV test. HIV definitely is not the cause of this problem. Maybe cellulitis (skin infection) or some other sort of inflammation in your leg? See doctor ASAP, especially leg is sore or tender or you have fever. You may need an antibiotic. ...Read more

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If a lymph node swells due to primary herpes exposure does it mean it will be a severe/obvious outbreak or could blisters go unnoticed?

If a lymph node swells due to primary herpes exposure does it mean it will be a severe/obvious outbreak or could blisters go unnoticed?

Can't predict: Some individuals will have swollen lymph nodes, fever and malaise with no blisters and others will have an obvious outbreak without generalized symptoms. Antiviral medications do help to modify the course of herpes is started early in the infection, so if you are sure of the diagnosis, then starting meds at this stage may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can severe allergies cause lymph nodes to swell. One is 1.75 cm. Cervicle. On coroided artery. Been there 2 yrs. ?

Can severe allergies cause lymph nodes to swell. One is 1.75 cm. Cervicle. On coroided artery. Been there 2 yrs. ?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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