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Does anyone else get swollen lymph nodes? I have swollen lymph nodes (confirmed by my ob-gyn) under my arms and in my neck (throat area).

Anyone else experience this????

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I do... with my primary OB I in fact noticed my that my lymph nodes under my arms were swollen first, then under my neck, and the groin nodes started swelling last. I thought it was kind of weird... and put me off the Herpes trail when at first I had fever, aches, no bumps (yet) and swollen glands at the neck and arms... seemed like some other viral type thing for the first couple of days... I think it was just building up to explode once the official OB happened!

My subsequent OBs have had much milder swelling but my lymph nodes still feel tender.

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yeah, i get the aches too... esp lower back, legs and backside... and occasional weird shooting pains... it seems fairly common to have those types of symptoms.

fun, eh? but i don't think it's something to really worry about (unless you have good reason to think you have some other type of infection)... the lymph node bit just signals your body is really having to put up a fight.

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One's lymph nodes should not be swollen and sore for such a long period of time though, right?

Mine have hurt and have been swollen for over a month and a half.

That just scares me.

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Your swollen lymph nodes are showing you the virus is still active in your body.

Try getting more rest and doing the clean diet/suppliment regimen.

You can take the reigns back. Turn your fear into action by taking reallllly good care of yourself.

Hope you feel better soon ;)

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yeah i've had em

Hey cluelesswendy, wanted to let you know your not alone. I'm a guy, and between the first few outbreaks my lymph nodes around my shaft were swollen for what seemed to be a long time. But relax, it will get better over time. Take the supplements you need and check out Christy C's blog on Alkalinity vs Acidity. Helped me a lot- Have'nt had the physical symptoms for about a month and a half now. Your body will also learn to defend itself from OBs over time, so hang in there.

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I was wondering the same thing.....


I have found over the years I seem to get new symptoms, or different ones. Many symptoms are similar but sometimes I experience some odd symptom that seems to be unrelated to anything else. Usually, if I pay attention, it can be linked to an outbreak. The swollen lymph nodes, however, don't seem to preceed or come after an outbreak necessarily. I have always had swollen lymph nodes under my jaw line/ chin when I am sick, like directly under my ears on either side, under the jaw bone. This is common for me if I have a cold or the flu. Recently, I started getting them in my neck/throat area which is very uncommon. If I push on them they hurt, however, I am not sick, I have no cold/flu or anything. It seems to last a couple weeks and then goes away. It scared me because I have never had them there before. Now it's happened twice. I went to the doc about it and they found nothing wrong. I am wondering if this is a new symptom associated with herpes. I wouldn't doubt it. I get weird electrical type tingly spots on my forearms too. They are very hypersensitive to cold or touch and last several days. Found out those are associated with H, too. The arm I experience this on is always the same side that an outbreak occurs on down there. Sometimes I have them and don't have an outbreak. It's weird. so the lymph node thing, probably H is the culprit. However, I would go see a doc if they are swollen and painful for that long, just to be sure.

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