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A 28-year-old male asked:

Why would i have swollen lymph node in neck and behind ear swollen does this mean i have infection had a ct was negative?

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Dr. Ramin Ipakchi
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are always there. The are concerning if the get larger and don't reduce again. Any infection, tooth extraction, inflammation may make them larger. If you have tried antibiotics and its no better you can see an ent. It is possible to have a negative ct with enlarged lymph nodes
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