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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swollen Groin Lymph Nodes

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I broke two toes a month ago, didn't break skin open though. Could it still be a cause of swollen groin lymph nodes?

I broke two toes a month ago, didn't break skin open though. Could it still be a cause of swollen groin lymph nodes?

You need to see : An internist if you have swollen groin lymph nodes. This would be a highly uncommon condition associated with broken toes. You likely have something else wrong. ...Read more

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What kind of foot infection could cause a swollen groin lymph node?

What kind of foot infection could cause a swollen groin lymph node?

Swollen lymph nodes: Any type of foot infection that creates inflammation can cause the inguinal lymph nodes (those in the groin) to swell. The lymph nodes filter lymph fluid as it flows through them, trapping bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances, which are then destroyed by special white blood cells called lymphocytes. See your doctor to treat the foot infection. Warm compresses can help the swelling. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a knee injury cause swollen groin lymph nodes?

Please tell me, could a knee injury cause swollen groin lymph nodes?

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

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What could be causing a swollen groin lymph node after being treated with antibiotics twice and tested for pid(result- negative)and they didn't work?

What could be causing a swollen groin lymph node after being treated with antibiotics twice and tested for pid(result- negative)and they didn't work?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

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. A lymph node "tastes" 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 enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes swollen from a mosquito bite (groin) got smaller, but now with no cause it seems they're swollen in a row with a big one. What's happening?

Lymph nodes swollen from a mosquito bite (groin) got smaller, but now with no cause it seems they're swollen in a row with a big one. What's happening?

See doctor: If the lymph nodes start to get larger , it may signal an infection. Best to consult a doctor. to get this checked out to make sure that they are even related to the mosquito bite which rarely causes lymph node enlargement. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes in my groin?

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

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes in groin and neck?

Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy ...Read more