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FELL ASLEEP SITTING UP FOR 45 MINUTES AND WHEN I AWOKE MY

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FELL ASLEEP SITTING UP FOR 45 MINUTES AND WHEN I AWOKE MY GLAND ON RIGHT SIDE OF NECK WAS VERY SWOLLEN AND VERY SORE, ANSWER?
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: JUST HAPPENED LAST NIGHT, IT WAS INSTANT- I WAS FINE AND THEN THIS HAPPENED AND IS STILL VERY BAD THIS MORNING- NO TINGLING OR NUMBNESS, WHEN I TOUCH GLAND, PAIN IS EXTREME AND IT LOOKS LIKE I HAVE HALF A BASEBALL UNDER SKIN THAT HAS BEEN SQUISHED DOWN
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I DO HAVE SEVERE NEUROPATHY THAT IS IDIOPATHIC AND HAS SPREAD INTO ALOT OF AREAS IN MY BODY
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

how old are you?

swollen and sore glands in the neck are often due to reactive lymph nodes which swell up to help you fight off infections.

usually these reactive lymph nodes will shrink back down in 2-3 days or so.

they swell up to help you fight off infections to help keep you healthy.