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Lymph nodes drain the areas around them, so a neck/collar bone lymph node will respond to inflammation in the head and neck area, but not the rump or arm. You likely have the swollen lymph node because the node is doing its job of clearing out any inflammation left from the injury caused by the bat.
The lymph node should go back to normal in a period of 2-3 weeks.
Try not to worry.
All the best,
Can the swollen node be a sign that I have rabies?
Goodness no, that isn't a sign of rabies at all. It's just a swollen lymph node.
Symptoms of having rabies don't appear until very late in the disease. The vaccines you have had will prevent you from ever developing rabies.
Please try not to worry about this. The injections you've had will keep you safe.