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What could it mean when you have swollen lymph nodes and joint pain?

What could it mean when you have swollen lymph nodes and joint pain?

It depends: While swollen lymph nodes and joint pain could be from an infection, these symptoms may be signs of a more serious condition. You should see your doctor for further testing to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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What willit mean when you have swollen lymph nodes and joint pain?

What willit mean when you have swollen lymph nodes and joint pain?

Infection: Lymph node swelling usually is secondary to and inflammatory process though malignancies can also do this. Associated joint pain is usually present with infections or inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have swollen lymph nodes and joint pain?

Infection likely: Lymph node involvement indicates an immune response; usually the presence of an infection. Some infections can enter a joint space, causing pain and swelling, heat and redness. ...Read more

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I have had fever for about 3weeks w/ muscle/joint pain. I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck also. Blood cultures returned negative. Any suggestions?

I have had fever for about 3weeks w/ muscle/joint pain. I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck also. Blood cultures returned negative. Any suggestions?

Supplements to try: Try taking Probonix probiotics 1-2 droppersful 3-4 times/day for a few days. Also take zinc 50 mg/day. If your symptoms do not improve in 3 days, then please consult your primary care physician again; sooner if worse. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months, lost 20 lbs since January 2014. Diagnosed with Raynaud's, muscle & joint pain, extreme fatigue. Positive ANA twice.

Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months, lost 20 lbs since January 2014. Diagnosed with Raynaud's, muscle & joint pain, extreme fatigue. Positive ANA twice.

Need thorough exam: Enlarged lymph nodes, 20 lb weight loss, and extreme fatigue alone need an answer. The Raynauds and positive ANA could be a clue but muscle and joint pain without swelling could be something else. A good doctor of Internal Medicine. or Rheumatology should be able to put all this together with history, exam and tests of several kinds. ...Read more

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Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Non viral causes of high monocytes 16%? 4 y/o w/Symptoms: recurring fever, cyanosis, joint pain, no appetite, swollen lymph nodes. FH of JRA & Lupus.

Not the key: As a pathologist and lab specialist, I would discourage you from paying any attention at all to percentages, or to monocytes unless the absolute count is well over 1000. Sounds like a JRA variant if it is clear there is no heart defect or endocarditis ...Read more

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Several tender swollen lymph nodes in neck for 6 weeks each side. Blood test normal. Intense hip pain and knee pain. Is the joint pain related?

Several tender swollen lymph nodes in neck for 6 weeks each side. Blood test normal. Intense hip pain and knee pain. Is the joint pain related?

Joint pain: 6 weeks is a lot,swollen lymph nodes are alert,maybe you have infection in your bone which causes your lymph to become swollen,I suggest going to doctor to check for lymph nodes under armpits and any other enlarged lymph nodes,Biopsy might be taken from lymph nodes to check for any cancerous cells and to see the reason for swollen,the doctor might give you antibiotic. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash , burning sensations in bones and joint pain?

Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! i would really urge you visit your md please! too many things going on! please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you ! best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Joint Pain (Definition)

Joint pain is a clinical finding in which a joint (where two bones meet) is painful to move. This can occur with arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more