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can thrush cause swollen lymph nodes

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sam Brancato
13 years experience Urology
Inflammation : Yes, persistent irritation or infection can cause enlarged lymph nodes.

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Not Normal: Thrush in the mouth is usually after taking a course of antibiotics but other conditions can cause it. The sores in the mouth might indicate that you ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Thrush and GERDS represent an inflammatory process that rarely causes the inflammation to involve region nodes. If this were true for the tongue leu ... Read More
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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 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 43-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 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 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 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 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Yeast infections in throat do not occur in healthy people, only if you have a serious immune deficiency. In that case you will have severe sore throat ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not: Typically.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: Any skin disorder, with or without infection can result in enlarged local nodes.
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 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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
No: Swollen lymph nodes result from an infection. Canker sores are not due to infection. However, ulcers that look like canker sores may be due to a viral ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Streptoccocal infections can cause enlarged lymph nodes in your neck.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Choate
43 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: If by thrush you mean yeast infection of the skin in the groin area, then yes an enlarged lymph node may occur. If you mean oral yeast infection as is ... 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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lots of things: Swollen lymph nodes may be swollen due to inflammation, infection, lymphoma, cancer, sarcoid or castlemann's disease. Swollen salivary glands are a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Candidiasis: It can, although it usually does not. Feel better!

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