Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

one side of body swollen

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Local infections: Swollen glands, or lymph nodes, drain infections from the nearby region. Hashimoto thyroiditis would not be a leading cause of swollen glands.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: A tooth abscess can cause all the problems you mentioned. See an oral surgeon asap for an evaluation. This condition can turn into a life threatenin ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Problem with lymphat: ic drainage? If it was systemic shouldn't be just one side. I would go to a vascular surgeon at your nearest University Medical Center to get a deta ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
The most common: cause of lymph node swelling is infection. Glandular fever (mononucleosis) is a common cause of swollen lymph nodes in adolescence & early adulth ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: The unilateral involvement suggests that It is more likely from an upper respiratory tract infection or a bacterial infection in areas above the neck ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Cannot possibly evaluate this long distance. You need a full detailed history, physical exam and probably will undergo lab tests and imaging studies. ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin infection?: Please see a doctor. You might have developed skin infection or what is called cellulitis.
1
1 thank
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection: If it is confined to one eye, it is most likely an infection even in the absence of pus. Check with your doctor.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Pathak
18 years experience General Practice
Lymph Nodes: Lymph nodes are enlarged due to infection , inflammation or cancer.It is very important for you to see a doctor to evaluate the source of the swelling ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month