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Have had swollen lymph nodes behind ears. Took antibiotics for sinus infection. Side effect?

I ve had what I thought were swollen lymph nodes behind both ears(underneath the lobes) for years. They are very large and firm and very close to the same size in both sides. I brought up my concerns about them to several drs and I ve had some agree with me that they were lymph nodes and were probably permanently swollen and nothing to worry about and I ve had others tell me that they weren t even lymph nodes. I still insist that they are lymph nodes because I remember I first noticed them when I was a teenager when I would wear cheap earrings or gauge my ears. They would swell and bother me. Over the years they haven t bothered me except a few times they ve been itchy and maybe slightly more swollen but not painful. How am I supposed to know if they are lymph nodes or not? If they are should I be concerned? I also have more swollen lymph nodes popping up in my neck . But these ones are causing pain and pressure. They are not the same ones on both sides. One of them under my jaw feels like the size of a jelly bean. But I can t even feel the same node on the opposite side. And I have a few others but they are softer and harder to feel. I was getting sick when I first noticed them and I was given an antibiotic for a sinus infection . Which I only took right for a few days then started missing doses and then didn t quite finish the prescription. I don t feel sick anymore but my nodes are still causing a little pain and are not going away. Is it possible that I still have a sinus infection even tho I m not sick anymore since I didn t take the antibiotic right? Could this be why my lymph nodes are still swollen? I just think its strange because I ve been sick before and never had swollen lymph nodes or pain in them?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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hello, this seems to be due recurrent throat infection or upper respiratory tract infection or there is some chronic infection in this area , you should avoid chilled foods drink and spicy food.Meanwhile you should get some lab reports done as advised by your gp and let us know the same.We can also help you by homoeopathy to resolve the problem completely , for that we need complete history of the problem
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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