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A 23-year-old male asked:

What does it mean if my lymph nodes are alternating in swelling in the neck? it would go to left side to under chin to right then back to chin/ left

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
See MD: Hi, if the lymph nodes r painful then it's possible that you have some kind of infection, it could be in ur teeth, throat, lung, heart. if not painful and been there for longer than 6 wks and not going away it could be more serious than infection, see your MD. Be safe.
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 53 years experience
See doctor: Could be bacterial infection,viral infection,possibly non-infection.The point is you need to see a doctor.It may not even be lymph nodes you are feeling.You may be feeling normal anatomy. Please see a doctor.Good luck
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
beautiful answer
Aug 26, 2014

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