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What Causes Tender Swollen Lymp Node
Several things: Lymph nodes are a site of inflammatory response and immune reaction. Swollen, tender lymph nodes are a common response to bacterial or viral infection. Lymph nodes can also enlarge and become tender in certain autoimmune diseases. Lymphoma is a type of tumor that develops in lymph nodes and finally certain types of cancer will "drain" cells into a lymph nodes and spread to those nodes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph node on neck just below ear, ~1cm, not tender, feels quite firm, no other symptoms, had it for about 2 weeks now- cause for concern?
Need check up: If no abvious infections that causing this, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Cold sore on tongue caused a swollen lymph node under jaw. No longer painful but lymph node stayed and it wont go down. Is the lymph node a problem?
Not necessarily: You could watch and wait. If the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, you should see a doctor. 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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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
My groin lymph node is swollen and sore,just went to obgyn check up good, think I might have UTI could that be cause?
The lymph node under my right arm is a bit swollen and tender. I currently have PMS, could this be caused by hormones?
No: Hi. No, no hormonal abnormalities (deficiencies or excesses) cause lymph nodes to swell and become tender. Lymph node enlargement may be caused by an infection in the lymphatic field that drains to that node, by metastatic cancer or lymphoma, by granulomatous diseases, etc. If the lymph node goes back to normal, you're fine. If it persists more than a few months, see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more
Hard tender swollen lump on hand just found. One part pops out more. Lymph node or caused by previous injury, a cat bite 1 yr ago? Cause for concern?
Likely the sore: Mouth sore is in all likelihood responsible for the enlarged node. The node will subside as the mouth sore heals, though there may be some lag. ...Read more
Not sure if have swollen lymph node armpit, but feels a bit large, sore. Had allergy shot in same arm this week near armpit. Will cause lymph to swell?
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