Mesenteric adenitis is pain caused by swollen lymph nodes in the belly. In most cases, it is caused by
the body's reaction to an infection. Symptoms are often like those from appendicitis. You may have belly pain, nausea, and vomiting. But this condition almost always gets better on its own.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and call your doctor or nurse call line
if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to know your test results and
keep a list of the medicines you take.
Call your doctor or nurse call line now or seek immediate
medical care if:
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor or nurse call line if:
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Current as of:
August 9, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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