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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..

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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.

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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.

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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 (adalimumab)?

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 (adalimumab)?

See doc ASAP: Since Humira (adalimumab) 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.

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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.

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I have a yeast infection, treating w/ Monistat while my Dr waits for results. I have a swollen groin lymph node. Could the yeast infection cause this?

Uncommon: Yeast infection is usually superficial and not associated with significant node enlargement. Perhaps a STD screen is in order- talk to your doctor about it.

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

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?

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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.

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Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin. Just one problem or two disorders?

Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin. Just one problem or two disorders?

Unrelated.: Yeast infections anywhere do not typically trigger an immune response with swollen glands. You need to see your doctor for this one...And soon.

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Are swollen glands be linked to a oral yeast infection?

Yes: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of other diseases that you may have with the yeast infection.

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Can yeast infection cause lymph node swelling in neck?

Can yeast infection cause lymph node swelling in neck?

See details: It depends on the area of the body involved by the yeast infection. If it is vaginal, the answer is no.

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Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

No: Far from your pelvis, which is drained through pelvic lymph nodes, look for another problem in your neck or head that could be the cause for the stiff neck/ swollen neck lymph nodes, better see your doctor again, good luck

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Can a yeast infection cause your nipples to hurt and become swollen?

Can a yeast infection cause your nipples to hurt and become swollen?

Yes: Is not uncommon if breastfeeding--baby harbors in mouth as thrush and you get it on nipples. If this scenario fits, should d/w your gyn or pediatrician to get both treated so it doesn't pass back & forth. If not, should get checked at urgent care / reg dr's ofc / gyn to be sure is addressed.

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Yeast infection also caused swollen inner labia, what do I do?

Creams: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex.

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I think I have a yeast infection my vagina is very swollen and irritated and right below my clitiors its a big lump can this be a cause? Worried!

Possible one cause: This one possibility but there are several others see your Family Doctor or Gyn ASAP and get checked and treated, don't worry just get the right answer and treated!

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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more