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How do I manage lymphadenopathy on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

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.

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