Expert opinions? Which condition leads to swollen lymph nodes?

Many, Many. 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.

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Expert opinions? Which part of my underarms should I check for swollen lymph nodes?

The whole armpit. 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...

Could you tell me what are common leads to of swollen lymph nodes?

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...

Could you tell me what are possible leads to of swollen lymph nodes?

Many causes. Infections of the skin or mucosa(in the throat) are the commonest cause. But such nodes are tender and will regress in size once the infection has resolved in 2-4 weeks. If the nodes are painless and are increasing in size, then they need to be checked by a physician. If their size is less than 1-centimeter and has not increased during the last one year, then they are not likely to be serious prob. Read more...

I had whooping cough back in may but I still have a cough that leads to me gagging, also I think I can feel 2 swollen lymph nodes?

Pertussis. Adult pertussis infection has been occurring more commonly, but coughing since may is certainly unusual and unlikely to be due to that prior infection alone. Suggest that you be reexamined by a doctor and have them make a more specific diagnosis. There may be other issues. Read more...