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lymph nodes hurting in jaw, armpit and groin. finished course

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lymph nodes hurting in jaw, armpit and groin. finished course of antibiotics today for throat infection.

no fever, throat not infected though still feels sore
Hello
It can take some time for lymph nodes to get better if infected.
If this is viral, antibiotics would do not good at all.

I suggest you have a mono test to see if you have mono.

If that has not been done.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

did a mono test today, but no result yet.


 


Gp wanted to do a WBC test so I am worried about her thinking it might be more serious


 

I don't think that would be the thinking, but I can not tell what another doc is thinking.

I would first think mono in this situation.
No indication of anything else
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

if mono comes back negative what else shall I ask my GP to test

If it is not gradually getting better I would do a skinny needle sample for the lab.
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