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can eczema cause swollen lymph node

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: The lymph nodes draining an area of eczema may get enlarged.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No, watch & wait: Check the node every couple of weeks. If it doubles in size, other nodes become enlarged, the node becomes warm and painful, or if you lose weight, th ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Could be serious: This could be a very serious finding. I suggest you see your doctor sooner vs later.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Sherman
37 years experience Infectious Disease
Time to see your Doc: If this is "just" your eczema, it sounds like it is not responding to current Rx, and you may require more intensive Rx (such as systemic (oral or inj ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Lymph nodes enlarge as a reaction to inflammation so if the skin inflammation is significant then enlargement can occur.
A 35-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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Clark
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Generally no: Swollen lymph nodes are a sign of infection. Teething is not normally associated with an infection. You child might have caught a bug going around. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Brancato
13 years experience Urology
Inflammation : Yes, persistent irritation or infection can cause enlarged lymph nodes.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not: Typically.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Drug allergy can: Typical allergies to pollen, pet, mold, dust, food, bees, latex, etc do not cause swollen lymph nodes. There are drug allergic reactions including se ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No, not likely: This may be a coincidence; hypothyroidism doe snot do anything to the lymph nodes. Find some other reason for it.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Silverglade
49 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Yes: Occasionally with a high degree of inflammation, a child can develop swollen lymph nodes on the side where the teething is occurring. Gently cleanse ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Swollen lymph nodes can be caused by many things- i.e. Infection, inflammation, cancer, trauma etc- not antibiotics. As a matter of fact-many times, w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Absolutely: 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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Maybe: Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome, or conjunctivitis with swollen lymph node between the back of the cheek and ear ("pre-auricular) and under the jaw ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
No: I have never heard of that happening with metformin. See your doctor for an evaluation of the swollen lymph nodes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increas ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
These nodes filter : Lymph from perianal, genital zones, and infections can cause transient enlargement. Inected nodes are tender to touch usually. Persistent enlarging n ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: A common cause of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's thyroiditis. Your thyroid has some element of inflammation, and you may have an enlarged thyroid. Beca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In 400 characters?: Can you be more specific.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes very likely: Yes any infection or inflammation does affect the regional lymph nodes. You need to see a doctor and seek antibiotics treatment before the infection g ... Read More
A 50-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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