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Can gingivitis cause swollen lymph node my neck

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Not likely: A swollen lymph gland in the neck would not be related to ingested food, but would be secondarily caused by infection/inflammation somewhere in that r... Read More
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Probably not: if there is a small trace of mold on bread there will be no associated complication from ingesting it. The development of cervical nodes would not be ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
No: However, everybody has at least one palpable neck node. The ones that are troublesome are obviously abnormal -- rock-hard, or very big, or fixed to so... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
NO not at all: Swollen nodes in neck would have no connection with your prostatitisd. That is not possible as there is no connection between the prostate gland and t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Lymph nodes: Tammy, every young adult has a couple of palpable lymph nodes. Some folks have a big one here, another there, another somewhere else. The rare maligna... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: That is possible. You are also at slightly higher risk for strep, so if you develop a fever and sore throat with the lymph node enlargement, make sure... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral ca... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably nothing: Acne confined to a shoulder may be from rubbing; we see this in men who bench-press large amounts of weight. Most adults have one or more palpable lym... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes: Swollen lymph nodes can occur in areas where there is skin inflammation. If the pimple you are referring to is somewhat large or inflamed, it could ca... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dawn Clancy
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes: Any injury in that region can cause enlarged ln.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Wiernik
Hematology and Oncology 56 years experience
May need a biopsy: How do you know its a lymph node? It could just be a little benign fat tumor called a lipoma. Your doctor should palpate it a decide whether it needs ... Read More

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