Cancer is a pretty big shock for most people to discover swollen lymph nodes in the neck. It is quite a common finding, and finding lymph nodes in the neck, around the head, armpit area, and groin. Enlarged lymph nodes may form a lump behind the ear even.
No-as the lymph nodes? They are an important part of the immune and lymphatic systems that help your body fight infection and disease. They are small, in the form of grains glands that carry nutrients, fluids, and wastes between the blood stream and tissues. In general, the lymph nodes are not painful, but you probably will not even feel it.
The problem is when the lymph nodes become swollen. This condition is also sometimes called swollen glands, lymphadenitis or lymphadenopathy.
The causes of swollen lymph nodes
The other day I discovered a small lump on his neck. This hammer turned out to be nothing serious, but sometimes it can be a sign of a larger problem. When lymph nodes swell in a particular location, such as doors, it could indicate a minor infection such as a cold or something more serious, such as injury, inflammation or even cancer.
HOW TO IDENTIFY SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES
- Warm, swollen and red skin to lymph node
- Infection symptoms such as sore throat, mouth sores, fatigue, cough, runny nose, sweating, chills and fever
- Pain or tenderness when you touch them
HOW TO TREAT SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES
Herbal Remedies: Garlic is known natural anti-inflammatory and antibacterial herbal remedy that fights infection and supports the immune system. Garlic will reduce swelling and inflammation when the swollen lymph node.