Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan
I am 16 years old, and first time i discover my lymph nodes(idk if its lymph nodes or not but its some kind of lump with the size of pea) are back in 2019. and till today the lump doesnt disappear. so im trying to find out what is really happening. btw when i touch the lumps it doesnt feel anything, and it feels tender, not hard. thank you doc
Thank you for choosing us to get an opinion regarding your health issues.
Based on your explanations, you are having swollen lymph nodes behind your ear and groin area since 2019. I will do my best to give you informations regarding this.
Swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of infection from bacteria or viruses. Rarely, swollen lymph nodes are caused by cancer. Swollen lymph nodes are a sign that something is wrong somewhere in your body. When your lymph nodes first swell, you might notice:
Depending on the cause of your swollen lymph nodes, other signs and symptoms you might have include:
The most common cause of swollen lymph nodes is an infection, particularly a viral infection, such as the common cold. Other possible causes of swollen lymph nodes include:
You need to seek medical advice for an accurate diagnosis and early treatments to prevent any unfavorable situations
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