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Toddler One Very Swollen Gland
Possible infection: Swollen lymph glands that are painful are usually a sign of infection or inflammation. In the groin it could be due to a small infection on the foot. In the neck, a throat , dental, allergy or virus. The infections could be viral or bacterial. Sometime just irritation nearby can do it. Rarely cancer can be possible. Get checked out. ...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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swollen foreskin, and my glands are getting red but only on the one side, what do I do
This only occurred 3 days ago
Can one side of your thyroid gland be bigger than the other? When I feel both sides the right side feels more bumpy and swollen
One enlarged/swollen submandibular gland? No other symptoms. Only on one side. I believe it's enlarged because it's bigger than the other side.
Exam: Seek an evaluation by an oral surgeon or ENT doctor. ...Read more
Last night i started to notice one of my glands were swollen. When i woke up, it hurt just touching the side of my neck. I also feel verrryy weak.?
Lymphadenitis: A tender lymph node is an indication of lymphadenitis, which can have many causes. Commonly this happens with strep throat and other infections of the mouth or even scalp. If you also feel weak that suggests a more serious infection. You should seek an evaluation of what is causing your tender gland. ...Read more
Very nervous about the swollen saliva gland I have on one side under tongue. Doesn't hurt, it's just bigger on that side. going to make an appt :( ?
This morning ive worken up with my left gland swollen and one white spot on my tonsil? Im not in any pain. Can this spread to someone else?
I have a permanently (last 8 years) swollen gland behind one ear which feels hard to the touch. Do i need to get it looked at?
Yes, it could be: Lymph node, cyst, infection, or even tumor. A doctor should look at it. I doubt that it is anything serious if it has been there for 8 years and never caused any problems, but you never know. ...Read more
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