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do your lymph nodes swell with thrush?

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Dr. Franklyn Gergits
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Lymph node swelling: Hello, your lymph nodes are reactive tissues that can swell with any inflammation. Yes, your nodes can react to thrush.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Hello docs. I was wondering can thrush make your lymph nodes swell?

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See below: Yes. Any infection that is being addressed by the immune system can cause lymph node swelling.

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