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How do you develope swollen glands?

How do you develope swollen glands?

Lymphadenopathy: Enlargement of the lymph nodes is recognized as a common sign of infectious, autoimmune, or malignant disease. Most commonly, in healthy individuals, the glands (lymph nodes) will enlarge as they work to fight off infections, be they viral and or bacterial...For example a child with a sore throat may develop associated swollen glands. If they stay enlarged, then seek medical attention. ...Read more

Dr. Ritu Saini
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Trichophyton (Definition)

Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more


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Swollen glands be related to gallbladder attacks?

Swollen glands be related to gallbladder attacks?

Gall bladder: Gall bladder pain is usually colicky (comes and goes) associated with eating meals in right upper quadrant of abdomen, nausea, abdominal bloating but no association with swollen glands or lymphadenopathy. ...Read more

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Swollen glands in groin?

Swollen glands in groin?

Common: This is often a benign finding, but if large and bulky or matted or progressively increasing in size or very firm or painful, may want to have these evaluated. ...Read more

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Pain on right side of jaw and swollen glands?

Pain on right side of jaw and swollen glands?

Illness or teeth?: I would visit dentist to check for abcessed teeth. If the dentist says teeth are fine, i would visit doctor to rule out virus or bacterial infection. In the meantime, rest, drink plenty of fluids and take whatever over the counter medication works well for headaches. ...Read more

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I have swollen glands n tonsils what will help?

Do not worry: If these are persisting beyong 3-4 weeks, you should go see an ENT doctor. He/she may give antibiotics as infection is the most common cause. Yet it is not serious. So quit worrying about it...It would go away with time. If it does not, then you have to see a good doctor to check and treat you. ...Read more

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What causes itchiness above ribs & swollen glands?

What causes itchiness above ribs & swollen glands?

Lots of things: Allergies, contact dermatitis, insect bites, medication and many many other causes. To figure it out, we need more info such as pain, distribution, timing, appearance etc. If the problem does not go away within a few days, call your family doc! ...Read more

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Enlarged swollen glands under jaw, do I need to remove it?

No: It is common for these glands to well up from any kind of sore throat. They would likely go away on their own. But if they are painless and start growing in size beyond 2-3 weeks then you need to get a medical examination to be sure that nothing more serious is affecting the lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Please tell me all cause of swollen glands in side of neck?

Please tell me all cause of swollen glands in side of neck?

Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more

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Could swollen glands be a symptom of an over active thyroid?

Could swollen glands be a symptom of an over active thyroid?

Possibly: If it is your thyroid gland that is swolen that would be a possibility, but usually an overactive thyroid gland will cause you to to have a high metabolism rate, etc. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen glands and a big bump on my chin! what is this?

What should I do if I have swollen glands and a big bump on my chin! what is this?

Show it to your doct: You need a medical examination done by your doctor. Any lump that is over half an inch should be examined by your doctor and further tested if it is growing in size. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my baby if he keeps getting fevers with swollen glands and fussiness?

What is wrong with my baby if he keeps getting fevers with swollen glands and fussiness?

Needs further eval.: These symptoms are concerning. It will help to know baby's age, frequency of fevers, the location of the glands, and most improtantly how baby is growing and developing. Your baby needs to be assessed thoroughly by your healthcare provider urgently, until then it will be prudent to practice proper infection control measures and if cleared to update all recommended childhood immunizations. ...Read more

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I found swollen glands in my daughter (5yrs old) right side of her neck - bumps but not external?

Normal: A child of this age has several episodes of viral upper respiratory symptoms. During these episodes the lymph nodes can swell slightly. This means the body's immune system is working properly. Sometimes they cannot shrink all the way back down and they persist. Unless they become infected, redness, tenderness, fever, etc. They do not require further evaluation or treatment. ...Read more

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Can you get swollen glands or lymph nodes if you were choked or somebody was squeezing hard on your neck?

Can you get swollen glands or lymph nodes if you were choked or somebody was squeezing hard on your neck?

Not usually: Chocking would not cause lymph glands to become larger. Choking may bring attention to glands that may have become larger for some other reason. If the choking you are referring to is part of domestic or other violence, you ought report it to the police and remove yourself from the abusive situation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen glands in neck to go down after having a cold? What is considered normal?

Depends..: Many infections can linger even after sore throat has resolved. In general most reactive lymph nodes diminish in size after a couple weeks once the agent is gone. Mono, for example can take months....also sometimes lymph nodes get larger but dont go back to the original size. I suggest you see someone if it hasnt gone down 2-3 weeks after improvement in case you need to be examined or tested ...Read more

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Swollen glands due to trignimal neurology no medicine cause allergic reaction have to see neosurgsurgent. what will he do?

Operate if needed: Tic Douloureux or trigeminal neuralgia may require surgery as last resort if medication treatment is not helping the pain.
Neurosurgery , ENT & Interventional Pain Specialist are the best specialist to treat your problem ...Read more

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3 swollen glands on back if head really tender slight temp don't feel ill or any other symptoms they just appeared any thoughts .?

3 swollen glands on back if head really tender slight temp don't feel ill or any other symptoms they just appeared any thoughts .?

Infected lymph nodes: could be infected lymph nodes from a scalp infection.could be a sebaceous cyst that is inflammed--tho with 3 of them it is unlikely.if they remain painful see a dr--may need an antibiotic ...Read more

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My Dr said if I'm not better by Monday he wants me to see him cause I been so tied and so drain I still have fever and swollen glands?

Continuity of health: It's good your doctor is being responsible - you need to get better, and the best way to do that is to diagnose what is the problem. If on the first visit, the doctor hasn't figured it out, I believe it's worth follow-up visit(s) to determine the cause. That will at least give you peace of mind, and hopefully make clear a path of treatment on the road to getting better. Take care. ...Read more

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My son has swollen glands and the doc said if its still the same in 1 month they will operate should I wait this long? Or get 2nd opinion?

Lymph gland swelling: Kids routinely get lymph gland swelling after bug bites, throat drainage or after viral illnesses or some vaccines. We expect that swelling to gradually peak & subside in 3-4 weeks. The time you were quoted is realistic.I might even wait longer if a the swelling was on its way down.You don't want to put a kid through surgery on a self healing issue. In adults, the approach may be different. ...Read more

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I have swollen glands on my right side of my neck and pain that goes into the base of my my neck, right side. I am tired all the time. Mono?

Possible mono: Mononucleosis can cause swollen lymph nodes and fatigue. However, other things can cause swollen lymph nodes including a bacterial infection in your mouth or nose, or even certain types of cancer. You are young so cancer is much less likely. If these lymph nodes have been swollen for several weeks, you need to see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


Dr. Mark Pack
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Tender Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Lymph nodes are small structures that filter lymphatic fluid & contain white blood cells. They are part of our immune system & help to fight infections. When inflamed they can feel ...Read more