Lymphadenitis Groin Underlying Cause
Causes of inguinal lymphadenitis include:
Bacteria are normally present on the surface of the skin. The bacteria are harmless because the surface of the skin acts as a protective barrier. When this barrier is broken, bacteria can enter the skin beneath the surface and start to grow. Streptococcus or staphylococcus are the most common bacteria that cause inguinal lymphadenitis. Lymphadenitis from bacterial infections usually occurs after an injury to the skin. The injury allows the bacteria to invade the tissue beneath the skin, and then spread to the lymph glands.
Injuries that may lead to bacterial infections include:
Sexually transmitted diseases that cause inguinal lymphadenitis include:
Viral infections that cause inguinal lymphadenitis include:
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