Psoriasis and swollen lymph nodes

Posted Tue 8 Oct 2019 2.55pm by lauren


I suffer with psoriasis on the scalp and it has recently got a lot worse and has caused the lymph nodes on the back of my hair line to swell. The swelling is causing a lot of pain down my neck and I am in a lot of discomfort. I have had a scan on the lymph nodes and they have confirmed that they don't think they are cancerous. Has anyone else experienced this?



Posted Fri 29 Nov 2019 2.13pm by Kerr1991

Hi, I’m experiencing something similar too. I have had psoriasis for years and on my scalp has become worse, a few months ago I noticed lumps on my neck at the side 2 on my right and 1 on my left the doctor said nothing he was concerned about just swollen lymph nodes he took my bloods and said nothing concerning. But I asked to be referred to a specialist as I recently found out I was pregnant so have been worried it’s something sinister. I see an ENT he put a camera down my nose into throat and said he’ll put me for a ultrasound and biopsy on the 4th of December. But I am so worried as I have googled a lot of stories. But I’m not sure if it is my psoriasis causing the problem, as I have never had swollen lymph nodes in my neck before. Especially because they aren’t going down. But I am otherwise we’ll just quite tired. Have yours gone down atall? Do you feel more reassured after the ultrasound?

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