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Persistent Swollen Lymph Node In Neck

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Persistent Swollen Lymph Nodes

Hi, Dr., I have swollen lymph nodes around my neck and my groin area for several years. Usually they appear to be 2-3 nodes on each side about the size of pea (2 cm in diameter). Sometimes if I didn't have enough sleep, I got painful nodes. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph nodes are a very nonspecific sign, and can result from many different infections or diseases.... Read more »

Persistent swollen lymph node

I have a persistent hard & painlesd lymph node under my left ear since December, 2013. What... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in neck

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HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

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persistent swollen nodes

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
after my high-risk encounter 9 weeks ago, i still have swollen nodes (since week 2) in the neck and groin. 3 weeks ago the doc put me on antibiotics for sinunitis and laryngitus. i finished the anitbiotics a week ago, but the nodes perisist. the... Read more »

SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »

persistent swollen glands?

Posted by hivinform, 1 Reply
My lymph nodes have been swollen, one in my neck and one in my groin for the past 8 months. This happened after a high risk encounter.they are not huge but you can feel them is their any other reason your glands could be swollen for up to a year? Read more »

neck lymph node

Posted by Anonymous
I was wondering what the lymph nodes in the neck would feel like. I can feel hard lumps just under the corner of my jaw and can feel my pulse in them. Are these enlarged lymph nodes or the carotid sinus? The one on the right is larger than on the... Read more »