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A 28-year-old male asked:

I had a skin infection on my head 3 to 4 weeks ago this was believed to cause swelling behind both ears and in one side of my neck anywhere behind ear was a bad pain as well as welling. i took meds and went back to normal infection me went away on head an

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Normal: lymph node reaction to infection. I assume you were treated.- if it come back, see PCP immediately.
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