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What are the treatment options for mesenteric lymphadenitis?

There is not much treatment for a normal case of mesenteric lymphadenitis, especially the viral cases. Most cases will heal on their own. To help with any pain, you can take standard pain relievers or fever reducers. If bacteria caused the infection, your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic.

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