Swollen/Painful Lymph Nodes

What Causes Swollen/Painful Lymph Nodes?

Swollen/painful lymph nodes can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.

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Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms.  In order to diagnose swollen/painful lymph nodes, we could:

  • Research the topic
  • Find a doctor with the time
  • Use a diagnostic computer system.

The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.

In the Glandular Symptoms section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about swollen/painful lymph nodes:
Have you had any swollen, tender or painful lymph nodes within the past year? They appear as small, smooth lumps under the skin. If in doubt, the link above has more information.
Possible responses:
→ Don't know
→ No
→ Yes
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate either no swollen/painful lymph nodes or recent swollen/painful lymph nodes, The Analyst™ will ask further questions about:
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