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can herpes cause swollen lymph nodes in neck

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Infection to tumor: The dx of swollen lymph nodes in neck depends on size, location and symptoms of pain. In upper neck 2 nodes can represent spread of throat infection ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the s ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes if enlarged : Enough. If it is getting worse medical attention should be sought out.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Shaw
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Doubtful: Have you had doctor check enlarged lymph nodes? Lymph node swelling is most often caused by various infections: flu, chickenpox or infections mononucl ... Read More
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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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
YES: It can cause a swollen gland in groin.
A male asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Gingivitis: Gingivitis normally does not cause neck lymph glands swelling, though it is possible. But not a cause of groin swelling. Best to have this checked inc ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes: Hsv1, the virus that causes cold sores, can definitely make these lymph nodes enlarged. If you have an active sore on your mouth, and your neck and c ... Read More
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A 49-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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Lymph nodes are regional in their activity.I would look to bug bites or skin irritation on the head,neck and shoulders as the common source.Occasional ... Read More
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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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for neck lymph nodes to swell, so I would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include sk ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the area of the body involved by the yeast infection. If it is vaginal, the answer is no.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
A number of things: Infections, malignancy, and autoimmune diseases can all cause swollen lymph nodes in the lungs.
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Streptococcal infection of skin or soft tissue of leg , e.g., cellulitis or "boil, " can cause swelling and pain of nodes in groin.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
S. Pyogenes: Would not anticipate this from streptococcal pharyngitis alone. However s. Pyogenes can cause other types of infections. If you haven't been medicall ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Strep can lead to cellulitis / soft tissue infections. Please see your physician for assessment.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
32 years experience Cardiology
See your doctor: Many things can cause swelling in the lymph nodes, or lymphadenopathy. It can be as simple as a localized infection to a much more serious problem. It ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: The definition of 'pinched nerve' is unclear here. The inguinal region is a common place for lymph node enlargement because the nodes drain a particu ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not usually: Look for another reason for swollen lymph nodes and consult your physician.

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