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Cause Of Swollen Glands In Neck
I had surgery 10 days ago. i had skin graft from hip and it was placed on foot. its a large section of heel. Could this cause swollen glands in neck?
No: A skin graft to heel taken from hip places the surgery below the umbilical area where nodes to groin in rare instances may show enlargement. I suspect this is a free split thickness graft that requires immobilization of leg and foot to keep graft in place until healing occurrs. Glands in neck as a response to surgery would only be associated with surgery of the H&N. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of swollen glands in my neck, fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, and itchy eyes?
What could cause swollen glands on neck (back and front). Slight sore throat and headache not too bad but no other symptoms?
Get checked.: Allergies can present like this sometimes. Try benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it helps. if not, it's likely a viral or bacterial infection. Strep can present with minor symptoms, especially in adults, so it is important to get checked for this, especially if you have been exposed to strep or if kids around you have sore throats, and fever. ...Read more
Yes and maybe...: Gingivitis will start a response in your immune system that would potentially involve lymph nodes in your neck. Oral infection does not however directly recruit lymph nodes in the groin area. While it's possible you have a systemic condition that is affecting both areas, it may be multiple problems at the same time. Brush & floss daily; see your dentist & your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more
What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?
Depends....: ...On the cause of the infection. If it's bacterial, then antibiotics. If it's fungal, then anti fungal medicine. Your doctor can tell the difference. ...Read more
Enlarged Or Swollen Glands (Definition)
Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill with white blood cells. ...Read more
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