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Can Your Period Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes
What could be the cause of swollen lymph nodes in the groin around the time of my period? This has happened for my last 3 cycles
I have swollen lymph nodes under my armpit and my groin. I've also had sharp pain around my ovaries and back pain, not period. What could cause this?
Swollen lymph nodes: 23 F notes swollen lymph nodes in armpit and groin. What could cause this? ANS: if a Dr has documented the swollen notes I can't think of many good things that this can be. Bad thinks include lymphoma ad Hodgkins. But need to talk to your Dr who knows you best. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitely: Swollen lymph nodes are one of the body's chief ways to ward off disease from infection, tumors, etc. Small lymph vessels connect each node like a string of pearls trapping cellular debris and fluid to be filtered, drained, and diseases destroyed by this lymphatic system located everywhere throughout the body. Poor oral hygiene can lead to infection which drains to the nearby lymph nodes. ...Read more