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is swollen glands a symptom of ringworm of scalp

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Glands or lymph nodes in head and neck region frequently inflamed or enlarged due to any inflammation or infection in the near by region of the body. ... Read More

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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: If the psoriasis on the scalp is significant and irritated the glands in your neck especially in the back of the neck can swell. The psoriasis can als ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Probably from something else like an infection.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not shingles?: Your first three symptoms do not sound like shingles but severe pharyngitis/laryngitis, probably viral. You don't say if the sores on the scalp are p ... Read More
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Dr. Raymond Lanza
43 years experience Geriatrics
May be a secondary i: What medication and dosage were you prescribed? Shingles can take many days to resolve if the medication was not taken soon enough to slow the virus. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Swelling pain: The infection spreads along scalp and down hairs to cause swelling pain amd discharge. It can become secondarily infected with bacteria. It requires a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Ringworm of the skin is fungal infection.Fungi that cause ringworm live and spread on the top layer of skin and on hair. They grow best in warm, moi ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If it is your thyroid gland that is swollen that would be a possibility, but usually an overactive thyroid gland will cause you to to have a high meta ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: not. Some minor illness will have small lymph nodes. Hiv associated lymph nodes are usually greater than 2 cm. However they are non specfic and can o ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Go to your doctor fo: A medical examination is necessary unless you have had a viral head cold or sore throat recently, which can cause the neck nodes to swell up. But if y ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Medical Exam neded: Lymphoma can have enlarged lymph nodes and have no other symptoms. Yet most patients feel tired, may have fever and the Lymph nodes keep growing in si ... Read More
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Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
There are : There are many signs of leukemia, just because you have some signs doesnt mean you have it. There are a lot of overlapping symptoms and signs for many ... Read More
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