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can allergy cause swollen lymph nodes

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Usuallynot: What kind of allergies are you talking about? Is it nasal or some other area? where are the swollen lymph nodes located? You have to give us complete ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Lymph node enlargement usually signifies an immune response and thus may be enlarged from an infection or an allergic reaction. However if the nodes ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Doing their job: Allergy is an unlikely cause of a swollen lymph node. Lymph node swelling is the result of a local infection or irritation and occasionally cancer. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Allergic responses can result in swollen glands due to the fact the body is under attack by its own antibodies. This can result in multiple symptoms i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Pls visit ur doctor, enlarged lymph nodes in different groups/regions, untreated allergies don't cause such.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Stuffy nose?: Lymph nodes in the anterior neck drain from the mouth and throat, any inflammation or infection there makes them react and swell. If you have ongoing ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Multiple: Allergies, upper respiratory infection, and cancer would be considerations. While cancer would be most worrisome if you were older and smoked, there ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes.: This is probably the most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. After a patient recovers from the uri, the lymph nodes should cease to enl ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
19 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: A cough per se doesn't cause a swollen lymph node in this area. You need to see your physician to work up this cough and the supraclavicular lymph nod ... Read More

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