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Can eczema cause swollen lymph nodes

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: The lymph nodes draining an area of eczema may get enlarged.

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A 26-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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Sherman
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Unlikely: Enlargement of the lymph glands is not listed as a side effect of the medication.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Many can: Non-hodgkin's lymphoma and hodgkin's lymphoma commonly cause swelling of lymph nodes. But any cancer that spreads to a lymph node can cause swelling ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
No: I have never heard of that happening with metformin. See your doctor for an evaluation of the swollen lymph nodes.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
A number of things: Infections, malignancy, and autoimmune diseases can all cause swollen lymph nodes in the lungs.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Many: Most common cause is a nearby infection or irritation causing the lymph nodes to enlarge, such as bladder or urinary problems. Sometimes skin irritati... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Fayz
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Definitely: Swollen lymph nodes are one of the body's chief ways to ward off disease from infection, tumors, etc. Small lymph vessels connect each node like a str... Read More

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