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Swollen Balls Of The Feet And Endocrine Gland
In the last week, developed a soft lump on underside of penis, 2/3 towards tip. A gland(?) running from there to base of penis also sore and swollen
Infection: What you describe sounds like an infection. It should be evaluated by your physician and if needed antibiotics will be prescribed. ...Read more
I have swelling of the salivary glands (under my ears and jaw line) and redness and swelling of the tonsils. Mumps or tonsillitis?
I have 4 knots in 1 of my armpits. Two of the knots are the size of a quarter and they are red swollen , and painful. The swelling is going down my a?
See a MD fast!: Painful skin masses can be due to boils (abscesses), which need treatment. When these cause surrounding redness and swelling, fever, or are increasing in size,then the infection is more serious. Get seen as soon as possible to be treated before the infection can get worse! If the pain, redness, swelling is rapidly worsening (noticeable spreading over hours, not days) get seen right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more
I have 4 knots in 1 of my armpits. Two of the knots are the size of a quarter and they are red swollen , and painful. The swelling is to my breast.
Possible Abscesses: It sounds like you may have some abscesses with or without cellulitis. You may need antibiotics and possible drainage of the abscesses if they are fully formed. In the meantime analgesia like paracetamol and ibuprofen will help but also running the area under hot water and soap as often as it is convenient should help. You should let a doctor take a look at it. ...Read more
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
After sex, I noticed swelling of the spikes around the opening my vagina and swelling of skin by Bartholin's glands (not the glands themselves). Help!
Local irritation: This could be a local irritation? A little hard to tell without seeing. Give it a little time and see if it resolves on its own. Does not, from what I can hear, sound like an infection. ...Read more
My salivatory gland or lymph node in that area right under/on chin bone swollen the size of a canadian loonie and hurts followed by cough and tirednes?
See a doctor: what you are feeling could be enlarged salivary gland, or it could be an enlarged lymph nodes reacting to a viral,or bacterial event. first chew a gum or a hard candy that will stimulate the salivary gland. you need to see a doctor in case you need antibiotic fir the enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more
Cushings Disease: There are many conditions that can be related to the question you are asking. It is best to see your internist for a thorough evaluation and diagnosis. For more information regarding cushings syndrome you might check - neurosurgery.Stanford.Edu/pituitary/cushings_syndrome.Html and for salivary cortisol see: macses.Ucsf.Edu/research/allostatic/pdf/faqs-salivcort.Pdf. ...Read more
Are the two equally sized non tender lumps just on the edge of the soft pallet before the neck salivary glands or lymph nodes?
What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen
It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not.. ...Read more
Can foot, hand and mouth disease cause the swelling of the parotid duct? Multiple ulcers inside mouth with the parotid duct on the right side swollen.
The two are: probably NOT related (it would be a co-incidence for one of the oral lesions to be in the EXACT location HOWEVER it is theoretically possible! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
My podiatrist said the sweat glands at the bottom of my feet are clogged. What is the name of this condition? What causes it?
I have lesion on both of my parotid glands and on the floor of my mouth nd a enlarge thyroid what does this means?
See ENT: Bilateral parotid enlargement could be from diabetes, liver disease, cirrhosis, hiv, anorexia, bulimia, protein calorie malnutrition, fatty infiltration, or autoimmune disease. An enlarged thyroid could be from autoimmune thyroid inflammation. Warthins tumors can be bilateral. Need to have this evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes small wounds on the inside of the lips and ckeeks?And sublingual gland on the left swollen but painless?
Need exam: It is impossible to give an accurate DX without an exam. Suggest you see your health care provider for exam and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Small cluster of spots on cleft of chin itchy and sore also glands in neck below chin are swollen and sore to touch..what is the likely cause ?
Palatal bumps?: It could be a host of possibilities. Without seeing it in person, it's hard to say and only a guess. Irritation from food and inflammation from smoking would be my first two guesses. Have your own dentist take a look at it and try to establish the exact cause in your case. ...Read more
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