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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Gilbert syndrome refers to a genetic syndrome where you can have mild yellowing of the whites of your eyes, especially with fasting. It does not have ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The dizzy spells, unless related to orthostatic hypotension or a heart rhythm problem, need evaluation by a neurologist. The itching requires a chemic ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Your issues warrant ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
It's possible. : Lymphoma can cause lymph node swelling, itching, and anemia. But so can many other things. Anemia is common in women who are menstruating. Itchy skin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience in Medical Oncology
Depends: They can be painful or painless.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience in Orthodontics
Not enough info: Where, when, how long? Submit more information to get a sensible answer. Good luck.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Valencia
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lymph Nodes: Not really. They may become tender though in inflammatory states or when a patient is sick with infection.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The lymph nodes draining an area of eczema may get enlarged.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience in Wound care
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Metzinger
37 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Lymph nodes: Not always. Imaging studies like ct scan or MRI often find enlarged lymph nodes that are not palpable.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not necessary: From your post, I am guessing your swollen nodes are in the groins. This may be due to injury, infection or cancer. If the nodes are small and unchang ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: There are numerous possibilities and these should be evaluated with full detailed history, physical exam, possible labs and possible biopsy.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Possibly...: Acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, i.e. symptoms from a new HIV infection) can include enlarged lymph nodes. However, that''s usually not the only sympto ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Possibly: Lymph nodes enlarge as a reaction to inflammation so if the skin inflammation is significant then enlargement can occur.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: Any skin disorder, with or without infection can result in enlarged local nodes.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Needs to be seen: This is too complex for an online fourm as the sore and the rash need to be examined and seen, you need to see a dermatologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
45 years experience in Family Medicine
Virus: Fever blisters or 'cold sores' are from a herpes simpex virus. This can cause regional adenopathy. There is medication available to help.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Lymph node: Could be ok , but it is better for you to see your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Inflammation likely: Likely inflammation- which is way more common than cancer. Having said that, it is hard to say more without a good examination. You should go to see y ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Could be both: Probably soft tissue/fat tissue- but it could be either one. If in doubt, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in 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 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
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
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