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2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?

2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?

Lymphadenitis only??: Get a second opinion on the slide review and have a hematology consult exam you completely. Hopefully everything all will work out in the end. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between inflamed lymph nodes & general glands? I have puffy glands in my upper thighs, armpit, behind knees but no sign of nodes

Is there a difference between inflamed lymph nodes & general glands? I have puffy glands in my upper thighs, armpit, behind knees but no sign of nodes

Lymphadenopathy: Your question is difficult to interpret. Don't know what you are distinguishing between "glands" and "nodes". These need to be seen and examined by a doctor in order to be correctly diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What do they do with inflamed lymph nodes ?

What do they do with inflamed lymph nodes ?

You might be checked: for signs of infection. Do you do self-breast exams? That is important. Take care. ...Read more

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I constantly have very inflamed lymph nodes. Could this be a sign of something serious?

I constantly have very inflamed lymph nodes. Could this be a sign of something serious?

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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Coxarthrosis can lead to inflamed lymph nodes in the groin?

Coxarthrosis can lead to inflamed lymph nodes in the groin?

Don't think so: Coxarthritis is a very common type of arthritis. It usually does not cause lymphadenopathy (swelling of lymph nodes). If this persists, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Help please! could breastfeeding cause inflamed lymph nodes?

Help please! could breastfeeding cause inflamed lymph nodes?

Breast Feeding: No, if there is breast infection abscess, it can cause inflamed lymph nodes under the armpit. Nipple can become sore sometimes and get secondarily infected, sometimes the child bites (after having teeth) which can get infected causing lymph node swelling. ...Read more

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Can having a tetanus shot cause swollen or inflamed lymph nodes?

Can having a tetanus shot cause swollen or inflamed lymph nodes?

Very unlikely: Swollen lymph nodes must be coincidental finding. ...Read more

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Can a piercing cause inflamed lymph nodes behind the ear?

Can a piercing cause inflamed lymph nodes behind the ear?

Piercing: Yes, if there was a mild infection. Just the trauma itself shouldn't give you too much of an issue. If the earlobe is getting more painful, see your doctor. ...Read more

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2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis features. Had razor burn rash before lymph nodes appeared is this why dermatopathic?

Unusual: Unusual to remove lymph nodes from groin unless pain, drainage, rapid growth, rock-hard consistency. The term is meant to convey the idea of lymph node reaction to something in skin. Perhaps, even probably, the inflammation after shaving was the cause. The DR who did the surgery should check your feet, etc., then discuss this with you. ...Read more

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2 groin lymph nodes excised both path showed dermatopathic lymphadenitis features. Had razor burn rash before lymph nodes enlarged is this why path?

2 groin lymph nodes excised both path showed dermatopathic lymphadenitis features. Had razor burn rash before lymph nodes enlarged is this why path?

Yes: Irritative, contact, active dermatitis like metal-allergic reactions or erosive abrasions on skin adjacent to lymph nodes elicit dermatopathic lymphadenitis; a benign condition characterized by pathology showing abnormal nodes with entrapped pigments cellular producs inside immune protective/scavenging cells, big enough, to cause swelling and typical self limiting immune reactions. ...Read more

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Male-32, MRI of lower legs, results:similar to the contralateral rt side, there is a few subcentimeter lymph nodes in the lt inguinal region.?

Male-32, MRI of lower legs, results:similar to the contralateral rt side, there is a few subcentimeter lymph nodes in the lt inguinal region.?

Lymph nodes: When looking at lymph nodes with ct or MRI we look at size and number. Sometimes they are too big, or there are too many. Without knowing your history it is difficult to determine what is going on. It could just be the way you are, due to local inflammation, or many other things. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower leg above my anke. No bruising, just a lump.?

I have a painful lump on my lower leg above my anke. No bruising, just a lump.?

Probably not serious: It is most likely either a ganglion cyst or a lipoma if it grows, or becomes symptomatic you should be seen. If it is a ganglion, it can be aspirated to both confirm the diagnosis and remove it. ...Read more

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I have bruises in my lower leg for no reason. I have an appointment coming up in 7 days is it safe to wait?

I have bruises in my lower leg for no reason. I have an appointment coming up in 7 days is it safe to wait?

If they are : If they are getting worse, or you are bleeding uncontrollably, or running fevers you should call be seen sooner. ...Read more

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