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If my lymph glands swollen in the pelvic area, should I push it out or leave it. I was squishing all my cellulite out of my stomach the day i noticed?

If my lymph glands swollen in the pelvic area, should I push it out or leave it.  I was squishing all my cellulite out of my stomach the day i noticed?

Lymph nodes: Don't push on it. Your lymph nodes help fight off infection in your body. They may be swollen due to whatever you were doing to your abdomen. You may also have an abdominal or pelvic infection. Have you had a fever? Go see your doctor if this doesn't resolve on its own in a few days. ...Read more

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Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Infection, cancer: Lymph nodes swell when they 'catch' a virus or bacteria. Immune cells multiply to fight the infx, causing swelling of the node(s). U can have 1 swell without other symptoms of illness. If it persists > 2-3 wks, get checked out. If a node is painful, it's more likely due to infx than something like cancer. The nodes 'catch' cancer cells that multiply & enlarge the ever-growing nodes. ...Read more

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My lymph gland is swollen up big on the left side, and the gum back by my left wisdom tooth is swollen big too, what could this be?

My lymph gland is swollen up big on the left side, and the gum back by my left wisdom tooth is swollen big too, what could this be?

Pericornitis: It sounds like an infection ( called pericornitis) that occurs usually by the wisdom teeth. There is often a little flap of tissue over the back part of the tooth and food gets trapped causing an infection and swelling. This can turn into a very serious infection. Make sure you see your dentist. ...Read more

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I had my neck lymph nodes/glands swollen and sore neck/shoulders for 5 weeks, with phlegm coming up. It's not strep or mono. Is that symptoms of HIV?

I had my neck lymph nodes/glands swollen and sore neck/shoulders for 5 weeks, with phlegm coming up. It's not strep or mono. Is that symptoms of HIV?

Rule it out: It's certainly worth testing for if you have ever been exposed or engaged in high risk behavior however phlegm is generally not part of the HIV picture. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

Inflammation: Swollen lymphnodes are caused by things that cause inflamation. This can be infectious: viral or bacterial, chemical exposure, allergies. Tumors can cause swelling: lymphoma or metestatic turmors. ...Read more

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Wat does it mean when a swollen lymph gland goes away?

You're better: It means that what ever was causing the swollen gland has resolved and the gland has returned to its normal small size. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen lymph gland in the mornings?

What could cause a swollen lymph gland in the mornings?

Many causes: Enlargememt of the lymphnodes can be anything from infections to allergies to malignancy you need a full history and phsical along with labs and a chest xray. ...Read more

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