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Causes Of Groin Lymph Node Swelling
Have swollen inguinal lymphatic for a month now. Just found to have strep throat. Could be cause of groin lymph node swelling?
Likely not: Unless you have a strep infection invading your blood pressure, it would not lead to groin node swelling. On the other hand, your problem may actually be a viral one which may cause node enlargement at any part of your body. If the lymph nodes enlargement fail to improve after 2 weeks, see your family doctor. ...Read more
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
Reading conflicting info online - can genital herpes (HSV-2) of the groin cause lymph node swelling in the neck along with the groin?
That's news to me: Since essentially all young adults have a few swollen lymph nodes in the neck, and it's healthy (they're your friends), it would be impossible to investigate this (frankly silly-sounding) claim. If the nodes in your neck flare when your genital herpes lesions do, maybe there's a connection. No big deal. Otherwise, stop worrying and get on with your life and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
My ten year old son has groin lymph node swelling, pain and calcium in his testicles. What could be cause? We've been to dr a lot
Testing?: What kind of tests has the doctor run? Has a pediatric urologist seen the testicular ultrasound? ...Read more
Can varicocele cause swelling of lymph nodes in the groin? Varicocele is diagnosed, but lymph node swelling seems to accompany the pain.
These nodes filter: Lymph from perianal, genital zones, and infections can cause transient enlargement. Inected nodes are tender to touch usually. Persistent enlarging nodes may need biopsy. Some start with empiric antibiotics. ...Read more
Yes: Lymph nodes in the right groin area are associated with your legs and genital area. Any type of inflammation or infection in those areas can cause your groin lymph nodes to swell. If you have an ingrown hair bump in your groin that is inflamed, it could be the cause. Other causes can include a sexually transmitted disease or even cancer. See a health provider to be sure. ...Read more
Is inguinal lymph node swelling a sign of cervical cancer? Not other symptoms and pap last year was negative
Consider other cause: Lymph notes become tender and swollen whenever that area of the body becomes inflamed. It is unlikely that allergy could cause this unless you have open sores or inflammation on your legs or genital area. It would be advisable for you to have this checked out if it has continued for this long. To make sure you don't have a hidden infection ...Read more
What causes occipital lymph node swelling? I'm pretty sure that's what I have on the left side it's only one it's been there for about 3 months
Ans: The lymph nodes can become inflamed for many reSons. You may have had an infection and thus the lymph nodes become reactive. They do eventually resolve takes a while. Now considering the nodes are enlarged only on one side and you are so young best to see a doctor and get examined ...Read more
My grand, Bella was 7 in Jan. For over 6months, she has had multiple lymph node swelling in neck, path showed follicular hyperplasia, what is cause?
Lymph node swelling: Lymph nodes are where the immune cells of the body process all the stimuli from various infectious and other foreign stimuli in our environment. In children these are very active areas as so many things are "new" to them. It is natural for these to swell and then subside. Only persistent enlargement is a cause for concern due to infection that isn't cleared, or neoplasia. ...Read more
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
What are the causes for a unilateral occipital lymph node swelling on the left side? Barber noticed it/been there now 2 weeks n 1 day/should I c ent?
Irritants/ bites: Solo enlarged nodes are usually reflective of a local process. Irritation of the scalp, a local bug bite, etc. Nodes usually run a 3-4 week cycle of enlrging when stimulated, processing their irritant and returning to resting size. If continuing to enlarge, painful or persisting in an enlarged size after 3-4 wks, I would have it looked at. ...Read more
What can cause lymph node swelling on left side of neck and jaw line? No other symptoms other than some mild weakness. Is this concerning?
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes for a lump at that location, so I would recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician. Possible causes include swollen lymph nodes, benign skin cysts, salivary gland swelling, congenital cysts, or rare tumors. Factors such as location, size, and duration make some of these more or less likely. Lymph node swelling is very common in response to local infection. ...Read more
An upper tooth that is abcessed can cause pain that seems like it is in the ear. Axillary lymph nodes are in the chest and arm pit, and would not be swollen due to an abcessed tooth.
You need to see a dentist for the abcessed tooth.
If you have swollen axillary lymph nodes, you need to see your medical doctor asap. ...Read more
What can cause acute inner elbow lymph node swelling golf ball size bilateral. Passed kidney stone 2 days prior. See dr 2morrow. Took flomax (tamsulosin) for stone
Lymph node swelling: This location of lymph node swelling typically associates with an inflammatory reaction at the elbow or below, in your forearm or hand. Did you have an IV in your arm or hand? Flomax (tamsulosin) could lead to an allergic reaction but I think you would see other evidences. Are nails and fingers irritated? Do you have a rash elsewhere? ...Read more
Causes for left unilateral occipital lymph node swelling? Was big. Pcp gav sepra for 20 days but never went down all the way. Ben there 9 weeks. Ct showed 7mmx9mm node. Painful in area. Concern for cancer?
Lymph node: Infection is the first concern. If it persists a biopsy can be done. ...Read more
What can cause swollen temples, lymph node swelling in the neck and chest, abdomen and groin, anemia, weakness and abcesses near lymph node areas, ?
Too many problems to: We can not sort out all your problems via email messages. You need to go see a doctor who can give you a complete physical exam and run tests to confirm what you say you have wrong before we can tell you what is causing you these multiple problems and clarify your concerns. ...Read more
In general how large would the lymph node swelling be in cases of hodgkin's disease. I've heard it can be as little as an inch on nodes of neck?
Any size: Hodgkin's disease can cause lymph node enlargement of any size. I have seen conglomerations of lymph nodes fill over half of the chest, and I have seen tiny lymph nodes (the size of a pea.). ...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 more
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big for the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They reduce when the problem heals. ...Read more
4 weeks: Talk with your doc if your lymph nodes have been swollen for more than 3-4 weeks or if they're getting larger or more painful. ...Read more
Which location it is: Who said it could be a lymphnode. If already a docotor saw and felt it is harmless no need to do anything. As some of the conditions in scalp can cause small lymphnodes to appear prominently such as dandruff, small cuts, infected acne, pustules, can cause them. But lymphnodes in the back of scalp close to the nape of neck called occipital nodes are significant in some conditions-syphilis, hiv. ...Read more
Can lymph node swelling and pain in lower front part of neck, both sides, come and go throughout day or is there something else going on?
Not really: Lymph node swelling can not go away in one day. So it has to be something else. You should go and show it to your pcp and find out if there is anything visible or palpable in your neck. If it is real he/she will be able to detect it, verify it and treat the problem. ...Read more
Can excessive lymph node swelling in an unrelated area be a sign of cancer elsewhere, or would this only present at a very advanced stage?
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