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Doctor insights on: Cause Of Swollen Gland On Esophagus

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What would cause a gland to be abnormally swollen?

What would cause a gland to be abnormally swollen?

Lymph node: If it is acute and associated with pain an fever then it is infection and inflammation. If it is hard, fixed and no pain the lymphoma and cancer. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

Inflammation: Swollen lymphnodes are caused by things that cause inflamation. This can be infectious: viral or bacterial, chemical exposure, allergies. Tumors can cause swelling: lymphoma or metestatic turmors. ...Read more

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Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

No: If the Bartholin's gland is swollen then the Bartholin's duct is likely obstructed. You should see your ob/gyn for evaluation and management. A Bartholin's cyst can quickly become a Bartholin's abscess. ...Read more

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What could cause my gums and glands to be swollen?

What could cause my gums and glands to be swollen?

Infection: The glands are lymph nodes. They are factories that produce antibidies. When they work overtime, as in the case of an infection, they swell and become painful. Have the area evaluated by a dentist asap. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen lymph gland in the mornings?

What could cause a swollen lymph gland in the mornings?

Many causes: Enlargememt of the lymphnodes can be anything from infections to allergies to malignancy you need a full history and phsical along with labs and a chest xray. ...Read more

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What causes my swollen, hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

What causes my swollen, hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

A Hernia: If the swelling disappears when you lie down and massage it, it may be a hernia. May require simple surgery if painful. If not need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland under my arm out. I just noticed it this morning in the shower. What could cause this?

I have a swollen gland under my arm out. I just noticed it this morning in the shower. What could cause this?

This could be: Related to an infection, or a cyst. If it gets larger and doesn't go away in 1-2 weeks see a doctor ...Read more

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I have been having a combination of a wet and dry cough. I now have a swollen gland is it possible that coughing can cause this?

I have been having a combination of a wet and dry cough. I now have a swollen gland is it possible that coughing can cause this?

Swollen gland: The swollen gland is probably a lymph node caused by the bacteria or virus that caused the cough and cold in the first place. Most of these swollen glands will resolve over time. If it does not resolve in a few weeks or if you have any night sweats you should see you doctor. I hope you feel better soon. Good luck! Hope this helped. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen parotid glands?

What could cause swollen parotid glands?

Blockage: While my colleague is correct, the reasons given are rather more rare than the simplest explanation: blockage. Calcium deposits or firm stones of calcified elements can cause the parotid gland to swell. It happens when people even look at a pickle, an start the juices flowing. Sialography or a sialogram can tell where the blockage is and how best to treat it. Rule out significant disease first. ...Read more

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What causes hives and a swollen neck gland?

What causes hives and a swollen neck gland?

Hives: The cause for hives is often obscure unless one can specifically identify the trigger (food, drug, viral infection). In chronic hives, about 30% is considered an autoimmune process.
As for swollen neck glands, any inflammation from the neck up may cause it. However, if present for more than a few weeks, one needs to consider a blood disorder such as lymphoma. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen glands without sickness?

What could cause swollen glands without sickness?

Asymptomatic LN: I assume you mean swollen lymph nodes without any symptoms. This can be from a variety of different things. Infection generally causes symptoms however granulomas or cancer may not initially cause symptoms. Any asymptomatic swelling should be evaluated by a doctor to determine whether further testing should be done. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen throat glands?

What can cause swollen throat glands?

? swollen neck glands: Viral or strep infection of the throat are the most common cause of bilateral swollen neck lymph glands. Swelling of glands on only one side or in the absence of a throat infection raises questions of other causes like lymphoma, leukemia, etc. ...Read more

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What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph glands in the throat?

What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph glands in the throat?

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

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What causes swollen glands in neck and throat?

What causes swollen glands in neck and throat?

Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more

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What causes swollen mastoid glands?

What causes swollen mastoid glands?

Lymph nodes: I assume you mean the glands near the mastoid processes behind the ears. Probably lymph nodes. Can be due to local infection, llike scalp infection. If it persists, see your md. ...Read more

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What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

Call your doctor: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the parotid glands to become swollen and painful?

What causes the parotid glands to become swollen and painful?

Many things: Cysts, tumors, occluded ducts, salivary duct stones, and mumps virus (bilateral swelling) are most common. ...Read more

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The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?

May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days, seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more

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My gland underneath my tongue is really swollen, can you tell me what would cause that and if I need to go to a dr? If I do need to see a dr or a dent

My gland underneath my tongue is really swollen, can you tell me what would cause that and if I need to go to a dr? If I do need to see a dr or a dent

MD: This is probably a blocked saliva duct which could be caused by a stone. See your physician just to make sure its nothing more. ...Read more

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Cause of swollen neck glands but am not sick?

Cause of swollen neck glands but am not sick?

Check it out: Swollen glands are not always serious, but they are never "normal". If not associated with an obvious illness like a current cold or flu, they should be checked out with your doctor this week. Many kinds of infections first appear like this. Some are minor, some very serious. More rarely, some kinds of cancers appear this way. ...Read more

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What would cause a swollen and tender gland in the neck?

What would cause a swollen and tender gland in the neck?

A variety of things: Infectious mononucleosis is just one of numerous illnesses which can present in this fashion. Please go see your doctor. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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What causes enlarged/swollen saliva/parotid glands?

What causes enlarged/swollen saliva/parotid glands?

Many possibilities: See an oral surgeon or ENT physician for a diagnosis. Among other things it could be a blocked salivary gland or a tumor. ...Read more

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What causes itchiness above ribs & swollen glands?

Lots of things: Allergies, contact dermatitis, insect bites, medication and many many other causes. To figure it out, we need more info such as pain, distribution, timing, appearance etc. If the problem does not go away within a few days, call your family doc! ...Read more

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Please tell me can digestive disorders cause swollen parotid glands?

Please tell me can digestive disorders cause swollen parotid glands?

No: They could be the comorbid conditions., but the salivary glands may become inflamed and swollen because of infection, tumors, or stones.
If concern see your PCP for more information. ...Read more