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Deviated septum causing enlarged lymph nodes?

  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 11, 2009
  • 07:31 AM

I went to an ENT regarding postnasal drip I've had since early summer, and he mentioned that I have a slightly deviated septum.

Docs have been telling me that my lymph nodes feel a little bigger than normal even before I went to see the ENT, so I got a couple ultrasounds of my throat and jaw. They said things appear pretty normal.

I tried some antihistamines on the thought things could be allergy-related, but I've not had much luck.

The current worry is that my lymph nodes seem to be getting noticeably sensitive, and tonight they began to ache under the hinge of my jaw and two on the sides of my neck (around where Frankenstein's bolts would be).

Could this be my body reacting to the postnasal drip?
Could the drip be caused by the deviated septum?

I'll be scheduling another ENT visit tomorrow.

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