How Long Does The Healing Process Of Lymph Node Swelling?
I want to ask, have I had three days of swollen lymph glands the size of nuts, which may be caused by genital itching, which may be caused by insect bites, well my question is how long does it take for the swollen lymph nodes to return? normal after the itching disappears ?? , Thank you..
Hello Taufiq Saiad, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Swollen lymph nodes or in medical terms lymphadenopathy occurs due to the body's reaction to fight germs or substances that are harmful to the body. Swollen lymph nodes are generally caused by direct infection of the lymph nodes, or infections around the lymph nodes themselves.
Some causes of swelling of the lymph nodes include:
Inflammation of the lymph nodes (lymphadenitis)
Inflammation or infection around the lymph nodes
Side effects of drugs (anti-seizure medications)
It should be noted whether the genitals have wounds, or odorous discharge from the genitals, you should be advised to see a doctor immediately. For healing time to return to normal usually depends on immunity and the cause of the disease itself. If the infection is resolved or the body is able to fight germs both in the lymph nodes or in the surrounding area, its size can return in about 2 to 4 weeks.
Some things you can do:
Compress the area with warm water.
If the cause is suspected by bacterial infection, take antibiotics according to your doctor's instructions
If it causes discomfort or pain, you can take over-the-counter pain relievers such as paracetamol.
Hopefully this information can be useful.