A 42-year-old male asked:
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is it better to use cold/heat on swollen neck glands?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Neither: Tray taking an NSAID such as advil (ibuprofen) or motrin, if the glands are too large and causing you to have difficulty swallowing, call your doctor.
Answered on Jan 3, 2018
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