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Pregnant with swollen lymph nodes at the back of the head. Refused taking a CT scan. Could it be due to stress?

I m 13 weeks pregnant and today I found swollen lymph node on the back of my head. I went to the hospital and they run blood check and also I saw a neurologist . They offered me a CT but I refused,since it s bad for my baby. The neurologist thinks the lymph node might be swollen because of stress and offered me relaxation and to wait for it to be gone by its self. But now,later at night I feel a second one lower on the head,still in the hair line. It s painful only when I push it.It s hard and it doesn t move. I don t have any infections according to my blood test ,so what might be the reason? How can I make it heal? Or at least understand what is making it swollen?
Asked On : Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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Do you have any other associated symptoms like fever or weight loss,or not feeling hungry, or cough and cold in the recent past? The lymph nodes can be reactively enlarged due to upper respiratory tract infection or any infection of scalp or dandruff in the hair could be one of the reasons. Would advice you to consult your doctor and go for antibiotic course for a week as any du clinical infection would come under control with it and lets see whether they disappear or not.
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