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A 20-year-old female asked:

I keep touching and pushing on a enlarged lymph node in my neck caused by a tonsil infection.can this make it stay swollen? because it isnt going down

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Node: Enlarged lymph nodes after tonsil infections are common and can stay enlarged for weeks. Pushing on it wont affect it. Check it out with an ENT if its been enlarged for awhile
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