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Vaginal Lymph Nodes
Not normal: You should not be able to feel a painful vaginal lymph node. If you do then that is not normal and should be evaluated by an obgyn. ...Read more
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Can HSV1 genitally cause one swollen lymph node in the groin during primary outbreak? Also, is it rare to spread HSV1 to partners during vaginal sex?
Lots of things: A reactive lymph node is a pathology finding, that is something you can diagnose with a biopsy, but not with a ct scan. There are lots of lymph nodes in the inguinal region, and a few slightly enlarged nodes is not a big finding. If your doctor thinks more needs to be done, a biopsy might be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Part of immunity: Lymph nodes are an essential part of our immune system. They not only generate precursor cells to what is termed "fixed tissue immune" processes, but they aid in formation of antibodies, they help fight any foreign materials in our body and they may be helpful in fighting certain tumors. We have a very complex and effective system to help combat disease and they are a big part. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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
If u have two small hard lymph nodes. Not pain full at all. What could this be? No other symptoms. Been tested for everything.
Need more info : The possibilities for causes runs quite a long list, but most commonly includes infection, just normal, and in rare cases, cancer. What do you mean by you've been tested for "everything"? It also depends on where the lymph node is located and change in size. Your info says you've had BV treated recently. If the lymph nodes are in your groin region, that could be the cause. See your dr to discuss. ...Read more
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