I have had a swollen lymph node for about 6

Patient: I have had a swollen lymph node for about 6 months and I’m slightly concerned. It becomes painful off and on but I have not been sick. Two weeks ago it was so painful I could not chew then the pain went away but it was still swollen. Should I consult a doctor?

Symptoms: Swollen lymph node, off and on pain

Doctor: