Is it common for a lymph node to stay swollen

Patient

Q: Is it common for a lymph node to stay swollen for long time ? Mine has been swollen roughly 2 months. I'm not sick just common allergies . Went to doctor and was given 500mg of amoxicillin x3 a day. 6 days later still swollen. It don't hurt unless I mess with it. Should I be worried ?

Symptoms:  Common allergies
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