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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonads or Trichomonas ar one celled parasites that can infect the vagina. They may cause no symptoms or as much as a foamy, malodorous, irritating vaginal discharge. Trichomonas is usually sexually transmitted. Both the patient and their partner need to be treated. Men often have no symptoms. The parasites are usually successfully treated ...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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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

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