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What can cause swollen Inguinal Lymph Nodes (also neck, arm pit and behind knee on occasion) consistently for almost 2 years? (All on left side only)

What can cause swollen Inguinal Lymph Nodes (also neck, arm pit and behind knee on occasion) consistently for almost 2 years? (All on left side only)

Lymphadenopathy: When lymph nodes enlarge it is often due to their performing their designated function in helping to fight off an inflammatory process. If these remain enlarged, are fixed to underlying tissues or stony hard in consistency they should be seen by a doctor. Or if you are overly concerned, do that for reassurance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

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. A lymph node "tastes" 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 enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more

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I broke two toes a month ago, didn't break skin open though. Could it still be a cause of swollen groin lymph nodes?

I broke two toes a month ago, didn't break skin open though. Could it still be a cause of swollen groin lymph nodes?

You need to see : An internist if you have swollen groin lymph nodes. This would be a highly uncommon condition associated with broken toes. You likely have something else wrong. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes swollen from a mosquito bite (groin) got smaller, but now with no cause it seems they're swollen in a row with a big one. What's happening?

Lymph nodes swollen from a mosquito bite (groin) got smaller, but now with no cause it seems they're swollen in a row with a big one. What's happening?

See doctor: If the lymph nodes start to get larger , it may signal an infection. Best to consult a doctor. to get this checked out to make sure that they are even related to the mosquito bite which rarely causes lymph node enlargement. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a knee injury cause swollen groin lymph nodes?

Please tell me, could a knee injury cause swollen groin lymph nodes?

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

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes in my groin?

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

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes in groin and neck?

Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph nodes in groin/neck?

What can cause swollen lymph nodes in groin/neck?

It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increasing in size in 1 to 2 months, you need to be examined by a physician. If the nodes are suspicious for Cancer, a biopsy is the best way to find out or exclude Cancer as the cause. Infections can also cause swelling of lymph nodes(Tender to touch) ...Read more