Swollen Lymph Nodes (cont.)

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What are the symptoms of swollen lymph nodes?

Symptoms of swollen lymph nodes vary widely. A person could be completely free of symptoms (asymptomatic) and only found when they are noted by a doctor during a general physical examination.

Sometimes, swollen lymph nodes can be extremely tender, painful, and disfiguring.

More importantly, other symptoms related to an underlying disease that accompany the lymph node swelling may be more significant and clinically relevant than the lymph node swelling alone. For instance, symptoms such as:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/15/2013

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