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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have had intermittent swelling in right side of neck for past 5 years. swelling is visible and lasts 2-3 days before going down?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
See a doctor: I'm not sure what is causing your problem. This could be lymph nodes reacting to some type of infection or other stimulus. The fact that it goes down is reassuring. You should see your doctor when the swelling occurs for an exam and diagnosis. Good luck.
Last updated Feb 12, 2015

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