A 56-year-old member asked:
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will infected sinuses cause lymph nodes to swell?

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Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes often: Often sinus infections will cause lymph node swelling in the neck.
Answered on Aug 31, 2013

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Possibly: Any infection in the mouth can cause the lymph nodes to swell. Get it evaluated!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
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Yes: Essentially anything below the diaphragm can cause your lymph nodes to enlarge from the groin downward.
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Dr. Paul Epstein
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Yes: The draining of the infection into the lymph nodes can cause the nodes to enlarge.

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