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What do symptoms like swollen lymph nodes and headaches for 2 days mean?

What do symptoms like swollen lymph nodes and headaches for 2 days mean?

Many possibilities: These symptoms are not unique to any one disease process and could be caused by bacterial or viral infections, along with other non-infectious causes less likely. If things become severe, see your family doctor. Get better. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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What can symptoms like swollen lymph nodes and headaches mean?

What can symptoms like swollen lymph nodes and headaches mean?

Detecting illness: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food.Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts (headaches). They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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I think I might have two swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. If I have Hodgkin's or non Hodgkin's would I have more symptoms?

I think I might have two swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. If I have Hodgkin's or non Hodgkin's would I have more symptoms?

Probably : You can get groin nodes from something as simple as going barefoot. Hodgkin's seldom starts there and when it does, the nodes are obviously abnormal. Your lymph nodes are your friends. Unless they are obviously pathological, just mention them to your physician next visit ...Read more

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What could two soft lumps under the armpit mean? Only spot I feel swollen lymph nodes.

What could two soft lumps under the armpit mean? Only spot I feel swollen lymph nodes.

Cyst or lymph node: Lumps in the axillae/arm pit are usually sebaceous/glandular cysts or lymph nodes. The cysts will usually seem to be part of the skin or just below it. The cysts can also turn red and develop a pustular head that bursts, like a large pimple. Warm compress accelerates healing. The lymph nodes are deep, under the skin. Lymph nodes or progressive swelling needs evaluation by a primary care providr ...Read more

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I have two swollen lymph nodes behind my ears, I have no other symptoms. Size fluctuates. Why do I have them?

I have two swollen lymph nodes behind my ears, I have no other symptoms. Size fluctuates. Why do I have them?

Lymph Nodes: Lymph vessels route the fluid through nodes that are located throughout the body. Lymph nodes are small structures that work as filters for harmful substances. They contain immune cells that can attack and destroy germs in the lymph fluid to help fight infection.Swollen lymph nodes are usually do to an exposure to a bacteria or virus. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more

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Hi I've been having chest pains. Had a CT scan done and they found i had two swollen lymph nodes. I have no other symptoms becides the chest pain.?

Hi I've been having chest pains. Had a CT scan done and they found i had two swollen lymph nodes.  I have no other symptoms becides the chest pain.?

Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have. Please repost a more specific question or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Last two months symptoms: tight/tingling shoulders, tight/tingling neck, headache (band type), swollen head. Tmj w/swollen lymph nodes for last 2 wks?

Last two months symptoms: tight/tingling shoulders, tight/tingling neck, headache (band type), swollen head. Tmj w/swollen lymph nodes for last 2 wks?

See your PCP: It is important to make an accurate diagnosis to ensure that the correct treatment is given. See your doctor for consultation tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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11 mth old baby has swollen lymph nodes at back of neck. Size of a marble, 4 days. Should i be concerned? Can teething cause it? No other symptoms

11 mth old baby has swollen lymph nodes at back of neck.  Size of a marble, 4 days.  Should i be concerned?  Can teething cause it? No other symptoms

Reactive lymph nodes: In that location would more likely be from scalp lesions that became inflamed, some systemic viral illnesses can cause "shotty" lymph nodes in different areas (groin, armpits, etc), but teething does not. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes on my neck. One since 3 weeks ago. I´ve noticed the others 3 days ago. No symptoms, just my rhinitis is more active.WORRIED?

I have swollen lymph nodes on my neck. One since 3 weeks ago. I´ve noticed the others 3 days ago. No symptoms, just my rhinitis is more active.WORRIED?

Sinus infection?: Potential answers include sinusitis (often related to prolonged nasal congestion or after a cold), dental abscess, gum disease or any infection above the neck. See your doctor and get checked out. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes under armpit, no other symptoms, 51 days since exposure. HIV ars? Please help!

See a doctor: And have the nodes examined..it could be many things but if it appears serious the doctor may want to biopsy it ...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