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Is enlarged lymph nodes a usual symptom of sporotrichosis?

Is enlarged lymph nodes a usual symptom of sporotrichosis?

Not usually: The disease is caused by an infection of a type of fungus. It usually involves the skin and lymph channels but not the lymph nodes. I recommend speaking with your physician to have an evaluation of the area in which the lymph nodes are located to see if further evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Dr. Betty Keller
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Chronic Fatigue (Definition)

What is the definition or description of: Chronic fatigue? ANS: The definition is too long for this space. Google national guidelines for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and you will find the specific items needed to define chronic fatigue syndrome. They ...Read more


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What causes extreme fatigue and a swollen lymph node?

What causes extreme fatigue and a swollen lymph node?

FATIGUE EVAL: If LYMPH NODE HAS BEEN PRESENT > 8 weeks, it may need to be BX by ENT WITH CONCERN FOR LYMPHOMA.You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach.com gutbliss.com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science.com ...Read more

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What could be the differential diagnosis of post-auricular lymphadenopathy lasting for years? Associated symptoms mucus production andd tonsillitis

What could  be the differential diagnosis of post-auricular lymphadenopathy lasting for years? Associated symptoms mucus production andd tonsillitis

Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Is arthralgia a common symptom of chronic fatigue?

Is arthralgia a common symptom of chronic fatigue?

Yes: The diagnosis of cfs is unexplained persistent fatigue for 6 months with at least four of the following symptoms. Loss of memory/concentration, sore throat, lymph nodes, unexplained muscle pain, arthralgia, headache, unrefreshed sleep, extreme exhaustion lasting 24 hours after exercise. ...Read more

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Can myalgia, sore lymph nodes be a sign of acute HIV infection?

Can myalgia, sore lymph nodes be a sign of acute HIV infection?

Yes but non-specific: Yes but it can also be the symptoms of many other viral infections. Please talk to your doctor if you are concerned about HIV infection. ...Read more

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What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?

What's the cause of recurrent infection, swollen occipital node, fatigue, headache, low grade fever, weakness and overall tiredness?Anything serious?

Many possibilities: There are many possible diagnosis for your symptoms and the list is pretty long.I will suggest you consult your familt physician you need a thorough history and physical exam, blood tests and if indicated other tests to find the cause of your symptoms.It may or may not be serious. ...Read more

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Can a high fever leads to swelling of inguiral lymph node (both sides)?

Can a high fever leads to swelling of inguiral lymph node (both sides)?

Fever is: A symptom of infection, so are enlarged lymph nodes. You need to treat underlying infection. Get to a doctor for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Is headache a common symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome?

Yes: There is a fair amount of overlap between chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and chronic daily headache syndromes. Patients with of them commonly report headaches and difficulty falling asleep. ...Read more

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Tender lymph node near jaw.No rash or fever. What could be the reason. A bit of phlem is also present?

Tender lymph node near jaw.No rash or fever. What could be the reason. A bit of phlem is also present?

Infection: Any viral or bacterial infection in the face or neck can lead to tender lymph nodes so a URI can also cause the phelgm and the tender lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Can swollen lymph nodes in neck be the symptom, of any autoimmune disease?

Can swollen lymph nodes in neck be the symptom, of any autoimmune disease?

Many causes: 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 can be the cause of swollen retroperitoneal paraaortic aortocaval nodes with chronic lowerback pain, no infection?

What can be the cause of swollen retroperitoneal paraaortic aortocaval nodes with chronic lowerback pain, no infection?

Causes of enlarged: Lymph nodes are infection, inflammation, malignancy. But this might not be cause of your back pain. This sounds like a ct scan finding. Ask the doctor who ordered the scan what he thinks you should do. You will need to get further tests and maybe even a biopsy, . ...Read more

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Have swollen lymph node in upper neck for two months. My only symptom has been extreme fatigue. What could be the cause of swollen and tender node?

Have swollen lymph node in upper neck for two months. My only symptom has been extreme fatigue. What could be the cause of swollen and tender node?

See MD: A swollen, tender lymph node may be associated with viral infection or possibly an infected hair follicle or dental infection. Swollen nodes may also be associated with more concerning issues, Therefore, please see your doctor for a good check up and possibly a biopsy of your node. Good luck ...Read more

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Is a slightly swollen right neck lymph node commonly caused by Lymphoma? Accompanied by mild sore throat, no fever. Quite anxious about health stuff.

Is a slightly swollen right neck lymph node commonly caused by Lymphoma? Accompanied by mild sore throat, no fever. Quite anxious about health stuff.

Time will tell: If the lymph node grows in a short period (three weeks), it is suspicious of lymphoma. If it stay the same, look for chronic irritation or infection in the ear canal, lobe or temporal scalp. ...Read more

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Is the viral stomach flu a cuase of lymph node swelling?

Is the viral stomach flu a cuase of lymph node swelling?

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 by enlarging in response. Prolonged enlargement should be biopsied. If no problem, they shrink. ...Read more

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Could there be a relation between my chronic hives and enlarged painless inguinal and cervical lymph nodes?

Could there be a relation between my chronic hives and enlarged painless inguinal and cervical lymph nodes?

Yes: Yes, there could be a relationship between these symptoms. I would suggest visiting a physician and getting a full history and physical examination. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sudden enlargement of lymph node in neck, 1 inch.very painful. Low grade fevers are also present. Possibly serious or just fighting something minor?

Sudden enlargement of lymph node in neck, 1 inch.very painful. Low grade fevers are also present. Possibly serious or just fighting something minor?

May need antibiotics: If a lymph node in the neck suddenly increases in size to one inch, over a time period of 1-2 days, there may be an infection such as strep throat, or there may be a bacterial infection in the lymph node without strep throat. In either case, the doctor may want to prescribe antibiotics if his evaluation suggests a bacterial (meaning not viral) infection. ...Read more

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Could stomach cancer cause an enlarged posterior cervical lymph node (back of neck)? Or is stomach cancer most often associated with clavicular nodes?

Could stomach cancer cause an enlarged posterior cervical lymph node (back of neck)? Or is stomach cancer most often associated with clavicular nodes?

Supraclavicular: It is very unlikely that stomach cancer would cause enlarged posterior cervical nodes without other symptoms. Even supraclavicular node enlargement as the first sign is distinctly uncommon. If you have concern, see your doctor for an endoscopy. ...Read more

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Can varicocele cause swelling of lymph nodes in the groin? Varicocele is diagnosed, but lymph node swelling seems to accompany the pain.

Can varicocele cause swelling of lymph nodes in the groin?  Varicocele is diagnosed, but lymph node swelling seems to accompany the pain.

Second look: Varicocele is not generally associated with enlarged lymph nodes. There may some thing else going on in the groin of lower extremity. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an in-person examination. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Definition)

Severe fatigue lasting longer than six months for which no underlying cause has been found. Chronic fatigue gets worse with strenuous ...Read more


Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands = inflamed lymph nodes (doesn't actually ...Read more