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Causes Of Swollen Glands In Groin
What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?
Can a black nail cause swollen glands in the groin on one side? Smaller than a pea and not visible but you can feel it
Depends: From the information you provided, it is not clear what the "black nail" is. A possibility is melanoma and the enlarged node may indicate spread of the tumor. Please see a doctor at your earliest convenience to have it evaluated as it is not feasible to provide meaningful opinion without examining you. ...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
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
4 year old previous oral thrush, swollen crevical gland for 6 weeks, now swollen glands in groin no recent infec. What else than cancer? I'm petrified
See Doctor Now: 4 yr old, "swollen crevical/groin glands x 6 wks. Prominent cervical glands occur commonly at this age due to frequent upper respiratory infections. Prominent groin glands can occur due to mild lower extremity trauma from rough play in children. Be aware that children do not complain & it is easy to miss cues that your child was sick. See your child's doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
For one day I have Painful swollen glands in my groin on both sides a total of 3. Im 36 year old female with a history of medical illnesses and o?
My son is 15 months old and about 2 months ago he had roseola w/swollen glands behind ear they are still there and one in groin. Is this common?
Yes: The glands will always be there but will usually peak in size within a week of the infection and slowly decrease in size over a 3-4 wks. If another process stimulates them they may not shrink completely. I rarely have to do anything with glands in these locations. ...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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