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18yr old son has 3 swollen glands in pelvic area. 1-6mths ago, 2-3wks ago, 3-last wk, today a 4th under his jaw on right side any ideas? Very nervous.

18yr old son has 3 swollen glands in pelvic area. 1-6mths ago, 2-3wks ago, 3-last wk, today a 4th under his jaw on right side any ideas? Very nervous.

Please see doctor: Swollen glands are usually swollen lymph nodes. They can be due to infections or a variety of other illnesses . A visit to a md starting with a family doctor or internist is the first step. That doctor can examine the lymph nodes to determine if more testing is needed. ...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


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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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Can there be a relation of getting cysts w/swollen glands in one area on neck w/having neurological damage in same area?

Can there be a relation of getting cysts w/swollen glands in one area on neck w/having neurological damage in same area?

No: Cysts and swollen glands in the neck rarely cause nerve damage. The major nerves are the 11th coming from behind the upper sternomastoid to the shoulder, the vagus on the carotid and the recurrent laryngeal entering thyroid cartilage. Damage is almost from a surgical injury. ...Read more

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Swollen glands bottom of head hard not that painful but a bit uncomfortable at night. I also think i have some on the jaw area not visible.

Swollen glands bottom of head hard not that painful but a bit uncomfortable at night. I also think i have some on the jaw area not visible.

Swollen glands: You can take antiinflammatories for the pain and swelling, but get examined to evaluate these swollen glands and any potential source on why they are swollen. ...Read more

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Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.

Had csection monday and 2days ago noticed a lump under arm pit (swollen glands)milk glands? Also swolling in groin area and I have swelling feet, legs.

Get checked: Swollen armpit could be milk starting to form some of breast tissue actually extends into axilla if feet swelling does not improve with elevation of the feet get checked. ...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

Dr. John Comisi
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Enlarged Or Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill with white blood cells. ...Read more