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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
2 options: If he is seemingly healthy, active, appetite good and no other symptoms, I would recommend watchful waiting. If any concurrent symptoms, he just isn't ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience in Pediatrics
More info needed: More evaluation may be required. Depending on what blood tests were already done, more may be needed. Also, imaging studies, usually starting with an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience in Medical Oncology
See doctor: Most common causes of swollen lymph nodes is infection In region of lymph nodes and cancer. If you have persistent enlarged lymph nodes, see a doctor.
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Your Dentist: At 16 years of age, one possible cause of your problem could be your wisdom teeth. A visit with your dentist could help identify if your wisdom teeth ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
18 years experience in Medical Oncology
Need physical exam: Swollen lymph nodes are never normal. You really need to be examined by a physician to figure out what is going on. Many times, infections can be the ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Acute Illness?: The swollen lymph node especially if relatively acute indicates your body is trying to fight off some type of infection...Viral, bacterial, etc. The ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansour Alfayez
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
You need to see MD: Swollen tender lymph node is sign of infection or inflammation. In this particular region they drain the genital area and part of the thigh, that mean ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Actual number?: It depends on how low the lymph is and how high the eos count is. A viral infection can cause low lymph whereas allergic reactions can cause high e ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
36 years experience in Pain Management
Unlikely...: Unless there is acute infection or inflammation involving the meninges.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Seek consultation wi: Enlarged lymph nodes can be caused by many different causes. You should go and see a hematologist who is a blood specialist dealing with such problems ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Binu Nair
Dr. Binu Nair answered
18 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Can be: You must hey check up, it can be related.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In several: Areas makes one think of a generalized infection or lymphoma.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Does the person have: Classic shingles symptoms? Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In 400 characters?: Can you be more specific.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No, no effect on mus: But they can be tender if there is infection in the throat.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You have swollen lymph glands in two different areas of your body and it needs to be evalated by your physician usually you can have swollen nodes in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the s ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increas ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Could be...: A few different things. Tender is usually a good sign. If you have a few relatively small tender lymph nodes & you struggle with allergies or have a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : Enlarged lymph node on same side as an infection means it is trying to filter out your system. You may have strep throat or possibly a virus which can ... Read More

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