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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
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?
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
Could injury to jaw and neck cause a swollen lymph node on the side it occurred? Like being punched, I have a bruise on my neck and jaw also. Tender
How did it happen?: What you described sounds like physical abuse. If any one hit you, it is imperative that you report it to police and get out of any contact with that person. What you think is a swollen lymph node may be bleeding into the tissue. If you do not wish to talk to police, talk to your clergy, your parents or an other adult that you have rapport with. Wish you good health! ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node in my upper throat/neck area that is sizeable and tender for 3 weeks. No pain when i swallow. What's a likely cause ?
The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. I have no sore throat or cold. What could cause this?
My groin lymph node is swollen and sore,just went to obgyn check up good, think I might have UTI could that be cause?
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