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Limp node infection: what can I do to make it go away? Waiting to see if it goes away alone but it's big and swollen and hurts when touched

Limp node infection: what can I do to make it go away? Waiting to see if it goes away alone but it's big and swollen and hurts when touched

Lymphadenopathy: The likelihood is that it will go away when the primary process it is fighting has diminished. This can be due to viral, bacterial or other infections, non-infectious causes of inflammation such as foreign body or allergic reactions, etc. You may just have to ride it out. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Which infection cause swell & pain to the occipital node?

Reaction=monitoring: 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 are causes of infections in your lymph nodes? Symptoms?

What are causes of infections in your lymph nodes? Symptoms?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What infections are there that cause enlarged lymph nodes i've been told there is loads?

What infections are there that cause enlarged lymph nodes i've been told there is loads?

Many: It is a long list. Bacterial infections like strep commonly cause enlarged nodes. Tb, fungal infections and virus infections (like infectious mono) all can cause lymph node enlargement. Persistently enlarged, or growing nodes need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a 15.7mm by 8.8mm supraclavicular lymph node on my left side. Could a tooth infection cause this with no pain in the mouth or lymph node?

See your doctor: The supraclavicular lymph nodes may swell from an infection or tumor in the areas of the lungs, breasts, neck, or abdomen. The lymph nodes on either side of the neck, under the jaw, or behind the earscan also swell when a tumor or infection occurs in the mouth, teeth, head, or neck. See your doctor for consultation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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I have shingles. 3 days ago i noticed 2 small lumps under skin doctor says its lymph nodes - can my shingles be the cause and are they an infection?

I have shingles. 3 days ago i noticed 2 small lumps under skin doctor says its lymph nodes - can my shingles be the cause and are they an infection?

Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes, like shingles. ...Read more

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My right lymph node is swollen and it is painful, but it does not hurt when i swallow i also just got over a staph infection. What could cause this?

My right lymph node is swollen and it is painful, but it does not hurt when i swallow i also just got over a staph infection. What could cause this?

Lymphadenitis: Sometimes it takes longer for lymphadenitis to resolve -- and you may need to continue the antibiotic a bit longer with your doctor supervision. ...Read more