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Swelling (glands)

Contents for Swollen glands
  1. Introduction: Swollen glands
  2. Causes (451 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (4 listings)
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Swollen glands

Swelling (glands): Swelling (glands) is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Swollen glands (Swelling (glands)): See detailed list of causes below.

Swollen glands (medical symptom): Swelling of glands or lymph nodes

Introduction: Swelling (glands)

Swollen glands (medical symptom): The body has numerous glands that may swell from infection. Also, swollen lymph nodes is often called "swollen glands" though lymph nodes are not truly glands because they do not secrete anything. The lymph nodes are part of the lymphatic system that is part of the immune system. Lymph nodes often swell in response to infection or disease. The most common locations of lymph node swelling are in the neck, groin and underarm, though many other locations are possible.

Causes of Swollen glands (Swelling (glands))

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More Symptom Information for Swelling (glands)

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