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.

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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...

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...

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

Lots of tension. Tmj alone can cause headaches but does not usually cause neck or shoulder pain. You may be having tension headaches though which usually occur in the shoulders, neck, posterior head and can spread. Tension headaches, TMJ and swollen lymph nodes can all be caused by stress. So first relax, then see your doctor if the lymph nodes persist or you develop fevers or additional symptoms. Read more...
Multiple symptoms. Tmj disfunction is often caused by bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching). Symptoms can include TMJ pain, pain near or in the ears, chronic headaches and/or migraines, neck and shoulder pain, and is often a result of stress. Swollen lymph nodes are usually a symptom of infection. See your dentist for an examination and diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms. Read more...
Not TMJ. Not just TMJ with "swollen head" and "swollen lymph nodes" See your MD for complete examination. Read more...
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...