Because your immune system is going haywire, it's common to have swollen lymph nodes as you describe - along with severe fatigue, flu-like symptoms, skin issues, dry mouth/eyes.
Steroids help in the short term
, but it is best to stay off these if at all possible. The long
-term affects are not worth it, IMO.
There are all kinds of new medications out there now, so I'm confused as to why these haven't been tried.