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Lymph nodes swollen

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Several causes: The lymphs nodes can be enlarged secondary to inflammation, infection or even lymphoma. Have your doctor evaluate the situation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs evaluation: Widespread lymphadenopathy needs further evaluation. Please see your physician soon.
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A 48-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/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" th ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
It shouldn't: But an infection can. See your dentist to check those teeth.
A 47-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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not enough info: There isn't enough info to try to figure out what you were being treated for. If the doctor recommends you return for follow up assessment - that woul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Infection: From a rash in the area or an infection draining into that lymph node basin. If these nodes are significant in size you must see doctor to identify ca ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Infection?: This usually points to an infection particularly STD. See doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need more info: This could be systemic infection, a non-infectious inflammatory condition like sarcoidosis, malignancy either of the lymphatic system or spread of tu ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dizzy Lymph Nodes: Swollen lymph nodes and dizziness? You need to go see your primary care provider for a history and exam. Don't put it off.
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