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Lymph node swelling in neck, pain in hands. Can you help me?

Hello Doctor, I am 19 years old and for the past 2-3 weeks I ve been fighting an infection that has caused some lymph node swelling in my neck . That isn t what I m asking about though, ever since then I ve had pain in the back of my hands, a deep and dull, achy pain and the veins seems to be bulging as well. I dont have an appointment until next week and I m worried about this, can you help me and let me know what it is? I ve been highly stressed since the infection, could that be the cause?r
Asked On : Wed, 23 May 2012
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You're having palpable cervical lymph nodes associated with dull aching pain.
It may be caused by any infection to the ear or oral cavity.
The pain may be a referred pain.
The pain may also be due to inflammation of the lymph nodes.
Take a course of antibiotic with an analgesic.
The other likely diagnosis is TB adenitis.
Rule out TB.
Answered: Fri, 17 May 2013
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