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What could cause lymph node swelling?

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Dr. Jagdish Mishra
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammation

Local injury, local inflammation, boils, abcesses, r/o serous problems like tumor, cancer etc.

In brief: Inflammation

Local injury, local inflammation, boils, abcesses, r/o serous problems like tumor, cancer etc.
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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