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swollen gland in neck on right side

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
44 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
22 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
41 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 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 35-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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 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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