What kinds of questions should I ask my doctor about lymphadenopathy?


You should make a list of questions to ask your doctor about your lymphadenopathy. The following are some questions you might want to ask:

  • What do you think is causing my symptoms?
  • What do you think is the best treatment?
  • Can I pass this illness on to others? Am I contagious?
  • Will I need to have any tests done?
  • Will this affect my other health conditions?

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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.

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