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Swollen Groin Nodes From Toenail Fungus
GroinLymphadenopathy: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) doesn't by itself cause groin lymph node pain, as it is a fungal condition limited to the skin--unless there is concomitant foot infection--. Pain in a groin lymph node suggests inguinal lymphadenopathy, w/c is usually caused by infection or metastatic tumor/malignancy in the foot or elsewhere in lower limb, in w/c case it is imperative to seek prompt medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?
Needs to be checked: You have swollen lymph glands in two different areas of your body and it needs to be evalated by your physician usually you can have swollen nodes in armpit due to an infection in arm or from the breast.And same for swollen glands in your groin but you have glands in two places and you need a detailed history and complete physical exam to find out the cause and treat appropriately. ...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 more
Yes: If the area where the lymph node is drains the area of the infection it can cause swelling. See your physician and have it treaated. ...Read more
Lymph nodes on right groin removed both benign. Recent skin infection right groin now swollen lymph node left groin. related even though diff sides?
Groin lymph nodes: Lymph nodes in the groin are commonly slightly swollen because they have to deal with the daily activity of poop passing by that lymph drainage area. Lymph nodes are like the army barracks for the immune system. So the answer is 'no' left sided lymph nodes are not related to right side after removal. You can get skin infections now on the right side given the surgery that took place. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph nodes on collarbone, armpits and groin.Biopsy showed no cancer in groin lymph or infection.The continue to grow.What could be the cause.?
Correlate: There are a great many malignant and non-malignant causes of generalized lymphadenopathy. Lymphomas / cancers seldom grow this symmetrically. If you're on no rx's and otherwise asymptomatic this is likely nothing. One that's unfamiliar to many pathologists is common variable immunodeficiency presenting in an adult. You always want 2 pathologists' opinions on a lymph node. ...Read more
Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node . Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more
YES: It can cause a swollen gland in groin. ...Read more
Can a fungal infection under the arm cause persistent axillary lymph node/general swelling of armpit?
Swollen lymph nodes: Any type of foot infection that creates inflammation can cause the inguinal lymph nodes (those in the groin) to swell. The lymph nodes filter lymph fluid as it flows through them, trapping bacteria, viruses, and other foreign substances, which are then destroyed by special white blood cells called lymphocytes. See your doctor to treat the foot infection. Warm compresses can help the swelling. ...Read more
Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous Ca of the scalp that can cause a non nealing rash and spread to regional cervical lymph nodes. Bx of course is indicated with initiation of proper treatment. ...Read more
Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?
2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis features. Had razor burn rash before lymph nodes appeared is this why dermatopathic?
Unusual: Unusual to remove lymph nodes from groin unless pain, drainage, rapid growth, rock-hard consistency. The term is meant to convey the idea of lymph node reaction to something in skin. Perhaps, even probably, the inflammation after shaving was the cause. The DR who did the surgery should check your feet, etc., then discuss this with you. ...Read more
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