Swollen Lymph Nodes

Swollen lymph nodes, or lymph glands, are a common symptom in infection and disease. The medical term is Lymphadenopathy. There are various different lymph nodes in the neck, underarm, groin, thigh, and other locations. Depending on the condition, there may ... More »

Causes

Causes of swollen lymph nodes depend on whether it is localized lymphadenopathy versus generalized lymphadenopathy (multiple nodes affected).

  • Localized lymphadenopathy
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Similar Symptoms

Is it lymph node swelling? Some other type of swelling or lump? Generalized lymphadenopathy? Localized lymphadenopathy? Various other similar symptoms ... More Similar Symptoms »

Types

The type of swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy) depends on how many regions are affected. The basic types are:

  • Local lymphadenopathy
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