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What are the signs of cervical lymphadenitis?

What are the signs of cervical lymphadenitis?

Swelling & tendernes: Lymph nodes in the neck, when exposed to infection by viruses and bacteria will become reactive due to filtering thes organisms out into the lymp tissue. Chemicals are release which may cause swelling as well as overgrowth of the virus or bacteria inside the node. The nods can be under the chin, on the front of the neck and in the back of the neck (referring to the cervical spine) seek advice? ...Read more

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Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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Bluish cervical lymphadenitis is indicative of which condition?

Unusual: Most nodes are deep enough in adults that they are not seen, or color appreciated. Nodes with some venous congestion can be bluish. Melanoma in nodes or other masses can be bluish. If thus is your personal observation, be seen and may need biopsy. Complete history and exam is needed. ...Read more

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What to do if i'm diagnosed to have a cervical tuberculosis lymphadenitis. Anything that can help?

What to do if i'm diagnosed to have a cervical tuberculosis lymphadenitis. Anything that can help?

Yes,: anti-tuberculosis medication. Get to a specialist in Infectious Disease or Pulmonary Medicine, because you will need to be on medication. Otherwise, your TB will progress unchecked and can be fatal. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I was diagnosed to have a cervical tuberculosis lymphadenitis. anything that can help?

Scrofula: This is a TB variant that's fairly common and not so nasty as the pulmonary version. Samuel Johnson, who made the first good dictionary, had it. Just take your prescribed medication and keep getting back with your physician. It'll work if you comply. There's no other magic. ...Read more

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Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

TB and infertility: TB can cause infertility, but usually it does not show any kind of symptoms until the infection has advanced to a severe level and can affect the infertility in women as well as in men. In the woman it causes tuberculosis in uterus and fallopian tubes where as in the man it cause tuberculosis of epididymo- orchitis, as a result of which no sperm can get into the semen. ...Read more

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Can chikenpox cause treated tb cervical lymphadenitis to relapse? Got chikenpox the next day after completion of TB treatment. Can tb come back?

TB and chicken pox: Chicken pox will not cause TB relapse. Chicken pox vaccine shouldn't be taken in patient with active untreated TB. Furthermore, chicken pox could cause cervical lymphadenopathy. ...Read more

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Am on 5th month of TB lymphadenitis treatment.cervical lymph node regressed but another existing tiny node has enlarged now. What could be the cause?

Cervical nodes: there is no such thing as treatment for lymphadenitis. Your nodes are reacting to something. Your doctor must find out what ( infection, cancer) 5 months of "treatment" with persistent lymphadenopathy is unacceptable and suspicious for malignancy. You need to consult ENT very soon. Will likely need biopsy. ...Read more

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Diagonised with TB cervical lymphadenitis and also having vaginal thick white cheese discharge simultaneously. Did the TB affect the genital area?

It's possible: Sorry to hear of your diagnosis of tuberculosis. TB can involve almost any organ in the body, including the genital tract, and could cause such a discharge. Genital TB is quite uncommon, and there may be another explanation for your discharge. But for sure discuss it with the doctor or clinic managing your TB. They will probably arrange for a gynecology referral for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Does TB neck cervical lymphadenitis affect fertility? Also yeast infection present simultaneously. Does this cause infertility? Pls help

Does TB neck cervical lymphadenitis affect fertility? Also yeast infection present simultaneously. Does this cause infertility? Pls help

Yes: Any inflammatory process can affect fertility. See your Provider and make sure what you have, that is causing the inflammation and if the inflammatory process is affecting your reproductive organs. ...Read more