Tender lymph nodes that have been swollen for months?

Other symptoms? You need a full history, physical exam, lab studies and possible biopsy. You do not even mention where these nodes are located. Go see your doctor.

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Lymphoma--what are non-tender lymph nodes?

Unclear question. Lymphoma is a tumor (often malignant) of the lymphatic cells and there are different types (i.e., hodgkin's, non-hd, etc.). These can present with non-tender enlarged lymph nodes, along with other signs and symptoms. Some lymphomas are curable and some treatable and controllable for long time periods. Read more...

Lymphoma--what exactly are non-tender lymph nodes and how big do they get?

Nodes are. Distributed throughout the body. The neck, armpit, and groin are the easiest to see and feel. We all have heard that the sore throat "caused teh glands to swell" and these hurt. Lymphomas are caused by abnormal gene rearrangements in cells composing the regions of a node. One of the features is bcl-2, which prevents dissolving of unnecessary cells (antiapoptosis). These nodes can grow quite larg. Read more...

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Better to see. Lymph nodes in both armpits being tender requires evaluation. Seeing the doctor sooner may prevent compilations. See the doctor immediately if there is any fever. Read more...

I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes.

Evaluation. Lymph nodes can be enlarged for many reasons with infection being a very common reason. In this scenario they tend to be tender also. However, any persistently enlarged or tender nodes need to be evaluated by a medical person. Good luck. Read more...