How do I manage lymphadenopathy on a daily basis?

Advertisement
Advertisement

You can manage lymphadenopathy by taking over-the-counter medications like aspirin and ibuprofen for pain or discomfort. You can also use a warm compress to reduce swelling. Keep a close eye on changes in your symptoms, and contact your doctor if your lymph nodes get hard or turn red or if the swelling does not go down after two weeks. This could be a sign of a serious condition. Also, get plenty of rest until your condition has improved.

Continue Learning about Viral Infections

Viral Infections

Viral Infections

Viral infections like herpes simplex, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), chicken pox and rotavirus are infections caused by a virus instead of a bacterium. Viral infections do not respond to antibiotics, but some specific viruses ...

like influenza A and B can be treated with certain antiviral medications. Most commonly, treatment for viral infections includes drinking lots of fluids, getting rest, eating well and letting the illness run its course.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.