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?
Response from Dr. Henry
Usually tender nodes means that pressing on them results in discomfort. KH
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Testicular Pain Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
- Anal Warts After Swallowing Sperm Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Burning Penis After Touching Anus Worried I Have HIV
- Burning Urethra After Touching Dried Semen Worried I Have HIV
- Sore Testicles After Rubbing Penis Worried I Have HIV
- Swollen Lymph Glands After Oral Sex On A Woman What Are The Chances Of HIV
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.