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Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?

Infections: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely , consult your doctor for treatment. Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can vaginal yeast infections cause swollen lymph node in neck ?

Can vaginal yeast infections cause swollen lymph node in neck ?

Should not: As vaginal yeast is a more localized infection, it would not cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck. If you have those, you may have a systemic illness occurring, such as a virus, etc. Bacterial vaginal infections can cause swollen lymph nodes in the groin. ...Read more

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Can a throat yeast infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can a throat yeast infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

Unlikely: Yeast infections in throat do not occur in healthy people, only if you have a serious immune deficiency. In that case you will have severe sore throat and that can be associated with enlarged neck lymph nodes. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck a yeast infection and lumps in my groin that are painful and sometimes itchy I am currently on humira?

I have swollen lymph nodes in my neck a yeast infection and lumps in my groin that are painful and sometimes itchy I am currently on humira?

See doc ASAP: Since Humira may adversely impact your immune system, you need to see your doctor immediately since even a minor infection for others may become a life-threatening one for you. Don't wait another minute. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 1 swollen lymph node in my neck and yeast infection?

Is it possible to have 1 swollen lymph node in my neck and yeast infection?

Sure: Yes. But that does not mean that they have any relationship to each other. If is an oral infection there is more of a chance that they are associated. ...Read more

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Can leaving a yeast infection untreated cause swelling of the lymph nodes?

Yes : Any infection or inflammation can cause the lymph nodes to become larger. Not sure why you wouldn't treat the infection? ...Read more

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When you have a yeast infection does the lymph nodes in your groin swell?

When you have a yeast infection does the lymph nodes in your groin swell?

Could be: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...Read more


Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more