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A 21-year-old male asked:

Do lymph nodes always swell up on both side of neck? had sore throat and now i feel a small lump on the right side of neck just below the curve of jaw

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Lymphadenopathy: Frequently, the lymph nodes respond to local infection or inflammation and are unilateral in the neck when the source of inflammation is on one side. If the node is not resolved after the infection is successfully treated, seel additional medical attention.
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