Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Clarification on tenderness
Oct 19, 2001

When a doctor speaks of swollen lymph nodes as being tender, is taht to the touch or a constant pain. I had it in my neck, under the jaw, both sides, and they didn't hurt to touch or anything but it hurt when I swallowed, but I also had a sore throat.

So is it that my lymph nodes were tender, which is the reason it hurt to swallow, or was it the sore throat?

Thank you

Response from Dr. Henry

Usually tender nodes means that pressing on them results in discomfort. KH



Previous
ageing skin
Next
Theraputic drug monitoring

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement