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Lymph Nodes In Legs Sore
Need physical exam: Swollen lymph nodes are never normal. You really need to be examined by a physician to figure out what is going on. Many times, infections can be the cause of swollen lymph nodes in the groin but there are many other causes. Please don't wait and ask your pcp to take a look and help you figure out what is going on. I hope this helps. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read more
It depends on size: Unless these nodes are large(more than 2cm) you do not need to worry. But many diseases affect lymph nodes. Some of the considerations include infections(tb, sarcoid, fungal infections), lymph gland cancers like lymphomas or cancer spread from the lungs or elsewhere in the body. But i would not worry unless they are large enough as the radiologists often over read them anytime they are >0.5cm. ...Read more
Does the person have: Classic shingles symptoms? Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular location on one side of the body. The rash burns intensely, itches & is made up blisters that open up & crust over. A person could also have a fever, chills, headache and generalized aches & pains with fatigue. A lymph node draining the dermatome>. ...Read more
You need to see MD: Swollen tender lymph node is sign of infection or inflammation. In this particular region they drain the genital area and part of the thigh, that means it could be an infection or inflammation in those areas. I would recommend seeing a physician, specially if you have been sexually active or have any genital ulcer/lesion. I hope you will feel better. ...Read more
It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increasing in size in 1 to 2 months, you need to be examined by a physician. If the nodes are suspicious for Cancer, a biopsy is the best way to find out or exclude Cancer as the cause. Infections can also cause swelling of lymph nodes(Tender to touch) ...Read more
3 swollen lymph nodes in armpit, they are moveable and rubbery. Lymphoma possible? Can feel lymph nodes in neck under jaw, also moveable. No infection
Can be: You must hey check up, it can be related. ...Read more
Possibly...: Acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, i.e. symptoms from a new HIV infection) can include enlarged lymph nodes. However, that''s usually not the only symptom -- usually also sore throat, fever, skin rash. The vast majority of people with newly enlarged lymph nodes do not have HIV. Check with your doctor and/or get tested for HIV if exposed or concerned. ...Read more
Inflammation in H&N: Painful swollen nodes an indication of an inflammatory process in the H&N area. If the nodes are high in the posterior neck region, examine the scalp for an infection. If in anterior triangle mid neck one should do endoscopy to see if lesion in area of larynx or cords . In supraclavicular area, inflammation apex of lung can cause the problem and chest X ray can help. Bx if necessary. ...Read more
Acute Illness?: The swollen lymph node especially if relatively acute indicates your body is trying to fight off some type of infection...Viral, bacterial, etc. The shoulder pain if in the same area as the lymph node is likely referred pain or involved in the process. See your doctor to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes: Hsv1, the virus that causes cold sores, can definitely make these lymph nodes enlarged. If you have an active sore on your mouth, and your neck and collarbone lymph nodes are enlarged and sore, they should improve as the sore improves. If you don't have a sore, they don't improve, or you have painless, enlarged lymph nodes, you should be examined by a doctor. Don't wait too long! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Actual number?: It depends on how low the lymph is and how high the eos count is. A viral infection can cause low lymph whereas allergic reactions can cause high eos. This figure may also be a reflection of the total WBC. For example , if the WBC is 20% below average, then a 20% rise in eos may well be normal. You need to see your doctor about this condition. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a sore pea sized bump under my skin just to the left of my testicles in the crease where your leg meets your body. Are lymph nodes here?
Yes: There are lymph nodes there and they can be felt as you describe. Warm, red, tender or hot may deserve medical attention. Otherwise, they are doing their job of draining infections from the body. No need to be alarmed. Best of health to yuo ...Read more
What is it? I have skin rash (quality: itchy, bumpy) , enlarged lymph nodes. sore on my leg that began itching as it healed, itchy rash all over body
Cause of solid enlarging lymph nodes in groin area (crease of upper legs), hard like stones, non-tender, many on both sides, enlarging for a month now?
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodal enlargement could be from reactive enlargement form infection/inflammation in the near by structures or infection/inflammation in itself, growth in the lymph gland like in lymphoma or spread of cancer from other sites, have it examined by a physician and may even need a biopsy for the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have recurring pain, soreness on right side of abd just above my pelvic bone to where my inner thigh meets. been like this for months. lymph nodes?
RIght location: This is the right location for lymph nodes, but usually you could feel them here and tell that they are the cause of your tenderness. It looks as if you have several medical problems, possibly lupus, so you should take good care of yourself and have this checked. ...Read more
11 year old son came to me saying he had a knot that hurts. It's in the inner thigh crease where I'd imagine lymph nodes reside. It is also red/tender?
Please take him to: his doctor. It sounds like it could be an abscess (infection), which may need to be drained and/or may need oral antibiotics. Meanwhile, you can have him apply warm compresses to the area, and take ibuprofen for pain. Also, please take his temperature, if you haven't already, and let the doctor know if he has a fever. ...Read more
Several tender, moveable bumps like large bean-on inside -on fatty part-of knee. Cysts? Lymph nodes? Could it be lymphoma? No injury.
Can not be guessing!: If you have something new that was not there before, you should get a medical examination from your family doctor. I do not think you have lymphoma as this is not a proper place for lymphomas since no lymph nodes are located on the front or on the sides of the know(there is a lymph node or two in the back of the knee ). If that is where these growths are located, then you should go see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my kid 1.9 months old skip radiation if tumor is all removed from his leg with clear margin and free lymph nodes?
I first got swollen lymph nodes where my leg ends and my body begins only on the right side later also left. Happens often than goes away in 2 weeks?
Time to see your doc: You need to see your doctor for further evaluation and rearing. Need to have your blood work done. ...Read more
All around: 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
I was scratching around my groin area by my leg and now my skin hurts and has gotten hard. The area is red could it deal with my lymph nodes.Worried?
Cellulitis of groin: It sounds like you have classical symptoms for cellulitis - a skin injury, followed by redness, pain and induration (hardness of the skin). You should show this to a doctor, because depending on how bad it is -you may well need treatment. I'd slather it in bacitracin now and call your doc to be seen. The lymph nodes might need to respond if it's bad enough (they are garrisons of the immune system) ...Read more
The lymph nodes in the on the back of my knee and the area is very swollen both legs. What can this mean?
What are the superficial lymph nodes of the leg? I'm doing this for a report and I really need professional help.
Superficial lymph: nodes of leg. The lyphatic system gets rid of the toxins or sludge in the body. Some lymph glands are deep and some are on the surface, superficial. They are throughout the body. Just do an internet search and you will find a diagram that you can attach to your report. Here's a link https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?p=superficial+lymph+nodes+leg&type=default&hspart=frontier&hsimp=yhs-frontier1&type=frontier-cobrand%2Fdefault ...Read more
Bite reaction: This is a significant reaction. Not common but happens. May indicate associated infection. If persists get checked. ...Read more
Are there lymph nodes on the back of your leg. I have one on the back of my leg by my knee and it moves and does not hurt should I get it checked
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
I have had back and leg pain for over a year i was told I have enlarged lymph nodes i'm losing weight and my pain is spreading to my neck shoulder wha?
Second opinion: Do not know who you have been seeing or what the assessment has been, but what you describe suggests a possible need for a second opinion. Would suggest a general internist with guidance to specialists if required. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes swell and fluctuate usually due to the inflammatory reaction of infection. Pain also usually means infection and not cancer. If bacterial in origin, then antibiotics may help. If it persists beyond a month, you should see someone who can evaluate it with a needle aspiration bx or similar diagnostic procedure. ...Read more
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