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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?

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Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
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.
Answered on Feb 12, 2015
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