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What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?

What causes swollen glands in groin and neck, changes in voice, fever and low appetite for over a week?

Seek healthcare: Symptoms such as this could be due to a viral infection. With these symptoms, seeing a doctor is important to evaluate for mono. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


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Can a black nail cause swollen glands in the groin on one side? Smaller than a pea and not visible but you can feel it

Can a black nail cause swollen glands in the groin on one side? Smaller than a pea and not visible but you can feel it

Depends: From the information you provided, it is not clear what the "black nail" is. A possibility is melanoma and the enlarged node may indicate spread of the tumor. Please see a doctor at your earliest convenience to have it evaluated as it is not feasible to provide meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more

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What kind of infections cause swollen gland in groin?

What kind of infections cause swollen gland in 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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Swollen glands in groin?

Swollen glands in groin?

Common: This is often a benign finding, but if large and bulky or matted or progressively increasing in size or very firm or painful, may want to have these evaluated. ...Read more

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For one day I have Painful swollen glands in my groin on both sides a total of 3. Im 36 year old female with a history of medical illnesses and o?

Could be an STI: Some people get swollen glands all over when they have a cold. If you do not have a cold and are sexually active, swollen glands can be a sign of a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It may be best to get tested for STIs. ...Read more

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My son is 15 months old and about 2 months ago he had roseola w/swollen glands behind ear they are still there and one in groin. Is this common?

Yes: The glands will always be there but will usually peak in size within a week of the infection and slowly decrease in size over a 3-4 wks. If another process stimulates them they may not shrink completely. I rarely have to do anything with glands in these locations. ...Read more

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I have swollen glands in my groin, both sides. They seem mobile and soft. I had cellulitis in one leg 1 month ago. I have flea bites in both legs.

I have swollen glands in my groin, both sides. They seem mobile and soft. I had cellulitis in one leg 1 month ago. I have flea bites in both legs.

Lymph glands: Glands in the groin are used to help infections in the legs/feet. They may also get infected. If it persists, see your doctor ...Read more

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4 year old previous oral thrush, swollen crevical gland for 6 weeks, now swollen glands in groin no recent infec. What else than cancer? I'm petrified

See Doctor Now: 4 yr old, "swollen crevical/groin glands x 6 wks. Prominent cervical glands occur commonly at this age due to frequent upper respiratory infections. Prominent groin glands can occur due to mild lower extremity trauma from rough play in children. Be aware that children do not complain & it is easy to miss cues that your child was sick. See your child's doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Groin pain comes and goes, Mild pain in testicles and bladder which also comes and goes. no rashes or swollen glands. any ideas what could it be?

Groin pain comes and goes, Mild pain in testicles and bladder which also comes and goes. no rashes or swollen glands. any ideas what could it be?

See urologist soon: Obviously cannot be very serious, since it comes and goes. But it is important to be seen (preferably by urologist) to rule out intermittent torsion or hernia or even prostate disorder. ...Read more

Dr. John Comisi
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Enlarged Or Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill with white blood cells. ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more