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swollen gland in neck on right side

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Common issue: The glands are part of the immune system that sifts through body serum removing viruses & germs. They are often felt in the neck where they are no ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Greenberg
45 years experience General Practice
Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Those : Those swollen areas are called lymph nodes (often called glands, but they are not glands). They usually get larger in response to inflammation. Node ... Read More
Dr. Donald Higby
52 years experience Medical Oncology
Probably benign: Enlarged nodes in a 14 year old are probably not serious, but if they are getting larger, they should be investigated. Measure them carefully and rep ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph nodes: A sore throat or other infection above the neck often causes swelling of lymph nodes in the neck. At times these swollen lymph nodes are tender. Swo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Lump/gland: Given your history it is essential that you see your primary doctor as soon as possible. Hope all goes well.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It could also be your throid gland. See your doctor to differentiate . Either way needs attention and treatment soon.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Swollen lymph node: Hi, it seems you have a swollen Lymph node, possibly 2/2 some kind of infection, the infection could be in ur throat, ear or teeth, if this swollen gl ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymphadenitis: A tender lymph node is an indication of lymphadenitis, which can have many causes. Commonly this happens with strep throat and other infections of the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Fo ... Read More

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