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Glands or immune!: Glands usually refers to lymph nodes a collection of immune cells that scange bacterial and viral debris and help you form immunity against the infection. Lymph node enlargement can also occur in autimmine disease, and rarely (the ones you can see), cancer. If you have a chronic lymph nose enlargement, see your doctor. ...Read more
Where? Which?: Depends on where the glands are. Typically lymph glands will swell in the area of an infection - for example the glands in the neck may swell when fighting an infection in the throat. This is a normal reaction to infection - your body is doing what it needs to do. However, if your glands stay swollen or tender, see a doctor to see if they could use some help fighting the infection. ...Read more
Tuberculosis (TB) is most commonly found in the lungs, but it can manifest in any gland or tissue in the body.
There are so many glands that can be affected, it is not possible to comment further without more information.
Hope that helps at least a bit. ...Read more
Depends: Ultimately, brain is the organ that makes you a male. But, hypothalamus secretes hormones that cause pituitary gland to secrete hormones that cause testicles to secrete testosterone which helps to define your sexual characteristics. Dysfunction at any of these organs can cause disorders of male function. The dysfunction really depends upon the age at which the dysfunction occurs. ...Read more
Long term: I don't understand your question. Can you be more specific? What do you mean "long term? ". ...Read more
Do you have glands at the back of your undersrms? I have a gland or something that hurts like the dickens to where its hard to reach for stuff.
Underarm Gland: Although feeling a lymph node can mean a wide variety of things, it should not be painful unless something else is going on. You should see your doctor to make sure there isn't an infection in the general area. The important thing also is to be able to differentiate a swollen lymph node from an abscess, for example. ...Read more
My right salvatory gland is like a smale hole its noticable it feels like there is constantly something in it what should I do? What could it be?
Salivary Duct: A salivary duct could be blocked due to an infection, a calcification or tumor. If it is not red and warm (indicating infection) you could apply a warm, moist compress over the area several times a day to see if it resolves. If it is red and warm, or if compress does not resolve you should see a doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I know men and women have mammery glands how ever mine are always there and are noticable now as a guy would they be noticable or would they hide?
Only a: Small portion of the breast is glandular tissue -- much more in women than in men due to different amounts of different hormones between the sexes. ...Read more
What could change my thyr so drastically since I have been on 150 mcg for a long time now it's too much - rapid her beat-now med dosage low-no gland.
Brand vs generic: Did you switch (or did the pharmacist) switch the brand or generic of thyroid medication? That can often cause this type of problem. ...Read more
Let me explain: They secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral glands in males. However, while bartholin's glands are located in the superficial perineal pouch in females, bulbourethral glands are located in the deep perineal pouch in males. ...Read more
Here are some...: The precise reason for prostate enlargement is still unclear although some subtle sex hormonal imbalance along aging process has been speculated and blamed for its occurrence. Of note, problems to void notably with slow urine flow is not linearly proportional with the degree of prostate enlargement alone. More? Ask doc timely. Best wishes... ...Read more