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lymph nodes shaving
A 21-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Difficult to say: There are several things to consider. It could be just run of the mill mild folliculitis...But there is also something called hydradinitis supperativ ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No; another cause!: The submandibular nodes will swell if you have a sore throat or a dental infection. Shaving your head should have no effect on these nodes.
A 16-year-old male asked:
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not. If you lymph nodes are enlarged, see a doctor to determine the cause.
A 18-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Prob not: While shaving can cause minor cuts in the skin, and therefore theoretically increase risk of a skin infection, which could lead to some swollen lymph ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
56 years experience General Surgery
Not good: Local pimple and infection can cause nodes to, enlarge, depending on bacteria, and infection and duration.
Warm compresses, and may need antibiotics ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Bilateral lymph node: swelling is not normal and should be evaluated by a health care professional even if you do not feel sick. Make an appointment today.
A 40-year-old member asked:
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph Nodes: Not really. They may become tender though in inflammatory states or when a patient is sick with infection.
A 34-year-old member asked:
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Part of immunity: Lymph nodes are an essential part of our immune system. They not only generate precursor cells to what is termed "fixed tissue immune" processes, but ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
58 years experience Pediatrics
Preceding URI: Not usually unless the pneumonia was preceded by an upper respiratory infection.
A 41-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Sports Medicine
Immune System HQ: The lymph nodes can be thought of as outposts for white blood cells. When there is an infection or inflammation in the area where a lymph node is drai ... Read More
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