How does lymphadenopathy affect the body?

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When you have lymphadenopathy, some of your lymph glands will feel swollen and tender. This is usually because they are fighting to rid your body of some type of infection. So, you may not feel well. In some cases, the swollen lymph glands can become inflamed or infected and require some type of treatment by your doctor.

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