Should you worry about a painless lymph node in the neck that's been there for a month?
Swollen lymph nodes need to be investigated by a professional. Lymph nodes can swell for a wide number of reasons, including bacterial infections, viral infections, autoimmune diseases, benign tumors, and malignant cancers. If you're asking this question about yourself, the absolute best thing to do is to ask your doctor.
During blood circulation,exchanges of the nutrients,wastes,gases and the carbon dioxide as this exchange happened, some fluids leaks from the cappilaries to space between body cells. Much of this fluid is plasma. When absorbed by the lymph vessels, this fluid is called LYMPH. Thats all i know thanks....................... :D by: Gail "GIAM"
well it is a very careful process but ill make it simple for you. here it goes- lymph nodes filter out microorganisms and foreign materials that have been taken up by lymphocytes. when your body fights an infection, lymphocytes fill the lymph nodes. the lymph nodes become warm, reddened, and tender to the touch. after the invaders are destroyed, the redness, warmth, and tenderness in the lymph nodes goes away. it might be difficult to…