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Viruses That Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes
I have been "sorta" diagnosed with Epstein barr virus. For 6 weeks now I have swollen lymph nodes and feel weak it just doesn't seem to go away?
Not likely: Gastrointestinal illnesses, especially mild ones, may cause enlargement of lymph nodes deep inside the abdomen, but would not be expected to cause lymph node enlargement in places which can be seen or examined easily. Persistent new lumps anywhere warrant medical assessment. ...Read more
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked ...Read more
Yes, it can: Cause inflamed lymph nodes next to the gallbladder, when it gets inflamed. But you will not be able to feel these lymph nodes because they are deep inside. If you can feel enlarged lymph nodes in the neck or groin, these are not caused by gallstones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers