Swelling and pain in lymph nodes of the neck - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : Hi
User : hey
How can i help you?
User : quick question
User : the lymphnodes in the back of my neck started swelling up like half an hour ago
User : and it's painful enough fo rme to not ignore it
Doctor : ok
User : and my neck feels a little stiff as well
User : I didn't feel like this an hour ago, should I be concerned?
is there any pain in your throat
User : not significant
User : no
User : more of on the sides of my trachea
is there any fever?
User : I've been really cold, so I think so
runny nose is there?
User : nope
User : sinuses are completely clear
User : I haven't been coughing either
Doctor : ok
User : since an hour ago
Doctor : acute lymphnode enlargment is usually an infection
and the source of the infection will be in the drainage area of the lymph node
User : what do you recommend I do?
Doctor : you need an chest examination for to find out the source of the infection
for time being
the pain relief can be obtained
by taking tylenol
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