What types of skin infections will cause swollen lymph nodes?

Many. Viruses as well as bacterial infections can go to the lymph nodes. It is also dependent if the patient has underlying pneumonia, flu, cancer, takes steroids, or has any other medical problems. Usually the antibiotic from your physician can treat the bacterial problem.

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Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?

Swollen node. A lymph node will enlarge if there is a nearby skin infection. As the node responds, lymphocyte populations increase and expand the node. Lymphatic drainage isn't a precise mater so lymph fluid from the right may cross over the midline and enter the left groin nodes. See your doctor for treatment. Read more...
Very possible. This can certainly be possible. If it doesn't go away in a week or so, you should be checked by your doctor to make sure you are not missing some other reason. Hopefully you will heal quickly. Read more...

I have been on an anti-biotic for about 6 days for a skin infection and swollen lymph node it started to feel better but now it hurts and I have a temp of 104?

Go back to doctor. Although possible that this is a reaction to the antibiotic (drug fever), it is also likely that your infection is not responding and needs further evaluation. In either event you will probably need a change in therapy. Read more...

Lymph nodes on right groin removed both benign. Recent skin infection right groin now swollen lymph node left groin. Related even though diff sides?

If you do not have. cellulitis (skin infection) on left side, and your left groin nodes are inflamed, then you need to look to make sure you are not starting to get cellulitis or some other infection on that side. The clearance of lymph on each leg is distinct from one another, so they should not be related. If you continue to have enlarged lymph nodes, you need to see a surgeon for more biopsies. Read more...
Groin lymph nodes. Lymph nodes in the groin are commonly slightly swollen because they have to deal with the daily activity of poop passing by that lymph drainage area. Lymph nodes are like the army barracks for the immune system. So the answer is 'no' left sided lymph nodes are not related to right side after removal. You can get skin infections now on the right side given the surgery that took place. Take care. Read more...

I went to the doctor for bumps on my head, he said it was swollen lymph nodes. Its getting worse and really hurts. I also have painful bumbs on top?

Need more info. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. There are no lymph nodes in the scalp. You may wish to seek the advice of a different doctor. Read more...
Get rechecked. This sounds unusual for lymph nodes. Return to the doctor, or get a second opinion. Good luck! Read more...