Since my recent hospitalization for inflamed lymph nodes, I thought I would reblog this oldie post to refresh my memory. I hope you enjoy!
Ok, I confess that right now my lymph nodes are rather swollen so this information was gathered for my own personal use. I figured that if I found it interesting, then maybe others would as well. So, from the mayo clinic web page, here is the information I found.
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|Normal and swollen lymph nodes|
Swollen lymph nodes combined with accompanying signs and symptoms are a common reason that people, particularly children, visit their doctors.
Your lymph nodes, also called glands, play a vital role in your body’s ability to fight off viruses, bacteria and other causes of illnesses. Most often, lymph nodes swell and become inflamed as a result of an infection. However, there are many possible causes of swollen lymph nodes.
Treatment for inflamed, swollen lymph nodes, also known as lymphadenitis, depends on the cause. In some cases, the passage of…
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