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left lymph node hurts and is swollen..

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Old 11-17-2004, 07:29 AM   #1
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left lymph node hurts and is swollen..

I hope someone can help me out..I ate apieceo halloween candy yesterday.It was a lil individually wrapped lifesaver..Well i was sucking on it and all the sudden the left side of throat starting hurting..this is also the side i had the candy on..Well i reachup and my lymph node is swollen up bigtime...I spit the candy out..Rinsed my mouth and thought it would go away~Well thism orning it is still hurting and swollen,...Only the left side though..Anybody have any idea what could have happened?Could ther have been something on the piece of candy?Any ideas please let me know..

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Old 11-17-2004, 08:40 AM   #2
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Re: left lymph node hurts and is swollen..

Candy would not cause a swollen lymph node. Even if there were germs/viruses on it, it would take a few days for the lymph node to swell. It is just your body fighting off bacteria/infection which is also why it hurts.

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