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why are my glands up in my neck

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Lymphadenitis: Lymph nodes are the glands in neck region which drain head, throat and ears, nose and sinuses. Anytime we have infection in any of those parts of body ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It can be that...: That you are just like the rest of us... all humans have many glands in their necks. Glands are in the skin, under the skin, next to muscles, under mu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Infectious mononucleosis is just one of numerous illnesses which can present in this fashion. Please go see your doctor. Hope you get better soon.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Swollen lymph node: A tender swollen lymph node in the neck is usually caused by a local infection. Front of neck can be from infected tooth/ gum. Back of neck can be sor ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See Dr,: If you have multiple swollen glands in your neck you should see your doctor to find out what is wront. St your age it could be anything from infection ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Montioring System: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The l ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure?: A gland usually swells because it is trapping undesirred particles from the body, for example, if you have an infection, the gland that is in the area ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph node: Most cases are not serious but if your lymph gland doesn't go away in six weeks, discuss it with your doctor. Sometimes serious problems are present a ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Swollen glands: This may be due to inflammation or stones in your salivary glands (sialoadenitis due to sialoliths). However there may be other causes for the obstruc ... Read More
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Neck mass: It all depends. You have not provided any information about yourself, not even your age let alone any medical history which makes it impossible to pro ... Read More
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