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Swollen glands or something else.

(6 Posts)
Meganlillymai Thu 21-Feb-13 19:00:21

So I've had a cold and sinus infection for around a week. My jaw was sore and I noticed a small pea sized lump. It was tender moveable and soft. Well it hard anyways. Yesterday behind my ears swelled aswell. I've been pushing on that area as I threat all the time a out cancer and lately been terrified about lymphoma. So now I'm stressing its that! I'm also terrified of the doctors or I would do the easy thing and go but I'm so scared. Could the lymph nodes just be swollen due to the old?

Meganlillymai Thu 21-Feb-13 19:20:17


tanfastic Thu 21-Feb-13 19:52:31

Your lymph nodes in that area will swell to fight off an infection which you've had. All sounds perfectly normal to me.

Meganlillymai Thu 21-Feb-13 20:02:38

Aw thankyou tanfastic I was terrified incase it was lymphoma! I worry way to much!

digerd Thu 21-Feb-13 20:10:18

I had a swelling behind my ears and was MUMPS. But had no other lumps

Meganlillymai Thu 21-Feb-13 20:25:29

Defo not mumps it's not big enough ( I don't think )

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