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Can a Femoral Hernia (right side) cause multiple enlarged (right side only) inguinal lymph nodes?

Can a Femoral Hernia (right side) cause multiple enlarged (right side only) inguinal lymph nodes?

See details: You should have the issue evaluated by a physician. The hernia does not cause enlarged lymph nodes. Enlarged nodes need evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I was just recently told I may have had MRSA and was treated. Now my femoral lymph nodes and a node begind my right ear are painful what can this be?

I was just recently told I may have had MRSA and was treated. Now my femoral lymph nodes and a node begind my right ear are painful what can this be?

Possibly infection: You don't say where your MRSA was located, but it is possible that the lymph nodes could be either reactive from the infection, or they could be infected also. They frequently improve spontaneously. If they get worse, you need to go back to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I test myself for the difference between a femoral hernia and swollen lymph nodes?

How can I test myself for the difference between a femoral hernia and swollen lymph nodes?

Exam: Physical exam is the best place to start. See your doctor to find out. May need testing such as ultrasound done while you push out your stomach if the exam is inconclusive. ...Read more

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Will having boils cause the lymph nodes to swell?

Will having boils cause the lymph nodes to swell?

Monitoring Centers: 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

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Can shaving your head cause your submadular lymph nodes to swell?

Can shaving your head cause your submadular lymph nodes to swell?

No; another cause!: The submandibular nodes will swell if you have a sore throat or a dental infection. Shaving your head should have no effect on these nodes. ...Read more

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If you have hashimotos disease, can it cause your lymph nodes to swell?

If you have hashimotos disease, can it cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes can be related to your thyroid or it could be caused by something else.
Please see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause lymph nodes to swell?

Can allergies cause lymph nodes to swell?

Drug allergy can: Typical allergies to pollen, pet, mold, dust, food, bees, latex, etc do not cause swollen lymph nodes. There are drug allergic reactions including serum sickness and dress syndrome that can have enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause the lymph nodes to swell?

Can allergies cause the lymph nodes to swell?

Not usually but...: 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

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Can allergies cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Can allergies cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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Could thyroiditis causes lymph nodes to swell?

Could thyroiditis causes lymph nodes to swell?

Absolutely: 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

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Could drinking too much liquor cause lymph nodes to swell?

Could drinking too much liquor cause lymph nodes to swell?

Unlikely: 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

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So can shaving around neck area cause lymph nodes to swell up and down? Crevicle and chin nodes.

So can shaving around neck area cause lymph nodes to swell up and down? Crevicle and chin nodes.

Prob not: While shaving can cause minor cuts in the skin, and therefore theoretically increase risk of a skin infection, which could lead to some swollen lymph nodes, this is not common. (you should wash your face before shaving). If you're saying someone has multiple enlarged lymph nodes from their chin down to their clavicle, I would recommend they see their doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause your lymph nodes to swell under your jaw?

What cause your lymph nodes to swell under your jaw?

Very important: The commonest cause of lymph nodes enlargement under the jaw is infection in the tooth, gum or other structures in that area. However after 50 years of age one has to consider the possibility of malignant disease like lymphoma or other tumors. Therefore careful exam and follow up is recommended for any lymph node enlargement to make sure that it resolves adequately. ...Read more

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Does spicy food cause lymph nodes to swell?

Does spicy food cause lymph nodes to swell?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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How does shaving cause my lymph nodes to swell? And how can I prevent it?

How does shaving cause my lymph nodes to swell? And how can I prevent it?

No: No it does not. If you lymph nodes are enlarged, see a doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Can C5 C6 cause lymph nodes to swell?

Can C5 C6 cause lymph nodes to swell?

Anatomy not a cause: 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

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Can boils in scalp cause lymph nodes to swell?

Can boils in scalp cause lymph nodes to swell?

Yes it can: Any infection can cause reactive lymphedenopathy /swollen lymph nodes
See your physician ...Read more

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If your gums get infected can it cause your lymph nodes to swell?

If your gums get infected can it cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Possibly: Any infection in the mouth can cause the lymph nodes to swell. Get it evaluated! ...Read more

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What would cause lymph nodes to swell on back of head. Under 1.5 CM but on both sides. Swell up and down.?

What would cause lymph nodes to swell on back of head. Under 1.5 CM but on both sides. Swell up and down.?

Lymph node swelling: Lymph nodes are part of your body's natural defense against both infections and foreign objects. Around the neck and head is the most common place for them to enlarge since they help to fight colds, ear infections, sinus infections, scalp infections, and dental. Enlarged lymph nodes in the back of your head usually come from scalp infections, ear infections (sometimes just from ear rings). ...Read more

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Can thyroid medicine cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Can thyroid medicine cause your lymph nodes to swell?

No: But the most common cause of hypothyroidism is hashimoto's thyroid disease which can have swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Does thyroid medicine cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Does thyroid medicine cause your lymph nodes to swell?

Thyroid.: The simple answer is no!
if your lymph nodes swell your doctor will tell you what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the lymph nodes to swell up under the chin and how do I get rid of it?

Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes under the chin are usually responding/reacting to some kind of inflammation or infection in the mouth. You have to find the underlying cause and treat this. This can help them shrink. Sometimes, once the lymph nodes have swollen up, they will stay enlarged even though the infection or underlying problem is better. These lymph nodes can usually be observed or removed. ...Read more

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What causes lymph nodes to swell in the lung?

Monitoring Centers: 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. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

An infection of the vulva or vagina and associated with ...Read more