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Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Can antibiotics cause a swollen lymph node?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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No: Swollen lymph nodes can be caused by many things- i.e. Infection, inflammation, cancer, trauma etc- not antibiotics. As a matter of fact-many times, we actually give a trial of antibiotic to treat lymph node enlargement. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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 an ear infection cause swollen neck lymph nodes?

Can an ear infection cause swollen neck lymph nodes?

Not directly: The swollen lymph nodes may be part of a viral infection and the otitis may have followed. I don't believe that the otitis itself caused swollen lymph nodes in the neck. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can tooth abscess and tooth infections cause enlarged lymph nodes in neck?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Can tooth abscess and tooth infections cause enlarged lymph nodes in neck?

Definitely, yes: A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. Tooth infections can spread to other areas of the mouth and cause extensive tooth loss, or compromise the immune system – and although rare, may become life threatening. The swollen glands of the neck and enlarged lymph nodes are common symptoms of the tooth abscess. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can teething cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can teething cause swollen lymph nodes?

Possibly: It's not common for teething to cause swollen lymph nodes but it is possible. Have child checked by a physician to rule out other possibilities. ...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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Can lymph nodes swollen without infection?

Can lymph nodes swollen without infection?

Yes: Any skin disorder, with or without infection can result in enlarged local nodes. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can allergies cause swollen lymph nodes?

Usuallynot: What kind of allergies are you talking about? Is it nasal or some other area? where are the swollen lymph nodes located? You have to give us complete information...otherwise you will get incomplete answers! ...Read more

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Can tooth infection cause one lymph nodes under neck?

Can tooth infection cause one lymph nodes under neck?

Yes: The swollen lymph node would be somewhat tender and on the same side if due to infected tooth. ...Read more

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Can teething cause swollem lymph nodes?

Can teething cause swollem lymph nodes?

Yes, but: Swollen lymph nodes can occur with teething, but it is not the most common symptom during teething. The swollen nodes might mean your child is coming down with some other type of infection. Monitor your child's temperature closely and encourage fluids. ...Read more

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Can Bacterial Vaginosis cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?

Can Bacterial Vaginosis cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?

No: Lymph nodes are regional in their activity.I would look to bug bites or skin irritation on the head,neck and shoulders as the common source.Occasionally , throat issues can be reflected in neck nodes. For BV, I would expect some peanut sized or larger nodes in the folds of your groin. ...Read more

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Can pharyngitis cause enlarged jaw lymph nodes? For longer period. Or can tonsillar stone can cause enlarged jaw lymph node?

Can pharyngitis cause enlarged jaw lymph nodes? For longer period. Or can tonsillar stone can cause enlarged jaw lymph node?

Yes, to both.: Certainly, pharyngitis can cause enlargement of lower jaw lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can become enlarged and tender in response to any regional or local infection. Keep taking your antibiotics and find out the results of your throat culture! See your doctor if you don't steadily improve. Get well soon! ...Read more

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Can psoriasis cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can psoriasis cause swollen lymph nodes?

Possibly: Lymph nodes enlarge as a reaction to inflammation so if the skin inflammation is significant then enlargement can occur. ...Read more

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Can viral conjunctivitis cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can viral conjunctivitis cause swollen lymph nodes?

Maybe: Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome, or conjunctivitis with swollen lymph node between the back of the cheek and ear ("pre-auricular) and under the jawbone ("submandibular") has many causes, with Cat-scratch disease being the most common . Many others exists, but viral is not considered very common. Please get an evaluation by a Cornea and External disease specialist. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands = inflamed lymph nodes (doesn't actually ...Read more