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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Often infections: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look l ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Get an exam: Need a checkup for an exam and porbably blood tests. Could be many things or nothing.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Glands: There are lymph nodes on the back of the neck which may become inflamed with infections both viral and bacterial. They may also become enlarged with c ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked...: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look l ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See your DR and get: Checked for lymph node inflammation, uncontrolled blood pressure, muscle strain, arthritis , etc. Take care!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get them checked: Swollen lymph nodes can be related to an infection and can be enlarged in certain areas of our body, such as the groin and arm pits normally. They are ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Infection: It sounds like a complicated infection with cellulitis and edema. I would seek medical help as soon as possible.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are ... Read More
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Lymph node: Glands are an indication of inflammation and swollen gland in neck are quiet common in kids . They could be due to viral infection like runny nose or ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: This requires full history, physical exam and perhaps some labs. See a doctor.

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