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Can erythromycin be used to treat swollen lymph nodes?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: No

Erythromycin is an antibiotic used to treat certain infections.
It does not "treat" swollen lymph nodes. If the lymph nodes are enlarged by an erythromycin-sensitive bacteria, the nodes should decrease in size with Erythromycin treatment.

In brief: No

Erythromycin is an antibiotic used to treat certain infections.
It does not "treat" swollen lymph nodes. If the lymph nodes are enlarged by an erythromycin-sensitive bacteria, the nodes should decrease in size with Erythromycin treatment.
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