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Are swollen glands linked with periods?

Are swollen glands linked with periods?

Possibly: Swelling of lymph nodes in the groin region can sometimes occur during the time of menses but should resolve after completion of menses. If you have glands which do not resolve or are swollen in areas other then the groin I would recommend that you seek out your primary physician or gyn for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Can you get swollen glands with your period?

Can you get swollen glands with your period?

No, not likely: The menses do not cause any swelling of your glands. You need to be looking for another reason. Ask you doctor to investigate this further in case the lymph nodes are bigger than one cm. ...Read more

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Every month before my period I get swollen glands and feel quite run down. How can I prevent this?

Every month before my period I get swollen glands and feel quite run down. How can I prevent this?

Optimize health: These are symptoms of PMS and are commonly experienced by many women. Make sure you are on an optimum health program with a balanced natural food diet and supplementary vitamins along with a regular excerzise program. Get adequate sleep each night and try relaxation exercises and meditation. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of mumps in adults? I visited my gran who had mumps 2 weeks ago and now I have swollen glands and sore overies (period plains)

What are symptoms of mumps in adults? I visited my gran who had mumps 2 weeks ago and now I have swollen glands and sore overies (period plains)

You have them: You have the symptoms of mumps. The infection is of the salivary glands and can include ovaries and other sites. The timing is usually 2 to 2 1/2 weeks after exposure, which fits your case. You should see the doctor to be tested. Other viruses can cause the same symptoms as mumps. ...Read more

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I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

I had developed sores on my face I had mouth ulcers and swollen glands. I am 7 days late for my period and my gums feel inflamed. Plz help?

Primary oral herpes?: Sounds like you might have primary (i.e. intitial infection) with oral herpes simplex virus, probably type 1 (HSV1). Effective treatment is available but must be started promptly. See your GP ASAP; or if it might have been sexually acquired (partner with known oral or genital herpes, new partner, etc) consider visiting one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics. Probably unrelated to your late period. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen glands without sickness?

What could cause swollen glands without sickness?

Asymptomatic LN: I assume you mean swollen lymph nodes without any symptoms. This can be from a variety of different things. Infection generally causes symptoms however granulomas or cancer may not initially cause symptoms. Any asymptomatic swelling should be evaluated by a doctor to determine whether further testing should be done. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if I have swollen glands?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Swollen glands?

What is the definition or description of: Swollen glands?

Swollen glands: Swollen glands = inflamed lymph nodes (doesn't actually refer to true glands). ...Read more

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I have swollen glands, for a few months there's. No pain.?

Node vs Saliva gland: Depending on location, swelling in the head and neck area may be one of more lymph nodes or one or more salivary glands. Painless swelling without recent infection or trauma in the area needs to be evaluated. I recommend a visit to your primary provider or an ent/ otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Are swollen glands normal with fms?

Are swollen glands normal with fms?

No: Swollen glands are not typical for fms. Swollen lymph glands can be seen with a variety of conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome, which has some overlapping symptoms with fms. If you have swollen glands get evaluated. ...Read more

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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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How to get rid of swollen glands?

See your doctor: You need a medical evaluation as to the cause of your swollen lymph glands. This could be infection or rarely, cancer. Only a doctors testing can find the cause and then be able to treat it. So it is not easy to get rid of the glands without treating the cause. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swollen glands?

Treatment needs dx: Your swollen glands need to be diagnosed first before you get rid of them. If simple infections in the adjoining body parts caused these, they would regress after infection clears but if chronic inflammation of skin is the culprit, you can except these to persist every now and them due to the original condition. First try OTC anti inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen for a week or so. ...Read more

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Can allergies trigger swollen glands?

Can allergies trigger swollen glands?

Yes: Allergies can result in swollen glands in the neck. This is part of the immune system that is responding to the allergens and producing antibodies. ...Read more

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Can swollen glands make the entire neck hurt?

Swollen nodes: Yes swollen lymph nodes certainlycan cause your entire neck to hurt. ...Read more

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I often have swollen glands in the neck. Why?

I often have swollen glands in the neck. Why?

Prob infection: Glands or lymph nodes in head and neck region frequently inflamed or enlarged due to any inflammation or infection in the near by region of the body. Eczema or Psoriasis or other inflammatory condition can certainly cause these. Your doctor can give you a course of medicine initially and may need other tests if no improvement seen. ...Read more

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How to treat swollen glands under both armpits?

Need to first make d: First you need to have your doctor make the diagnosis of what is the cause of enlarged nodes. This will need further testing. The treatment will be guided by the diagnosis. So get a full check up done by a specialist. ...Read more

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So swollen glands occur in the back of the neck?

Get an exam: Need a checkup for an exam and porbably blood tests.
Could be many things or nothing. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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