A 20-year-old female asked:
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my gf has swollen gland above elbow crease and one in neck. both very painful and tender to touch , quite firm but can push them in. left side of body?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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The most common: cause of lymph node swelling is infection. Glandular fever (mononucleosis) is a common cause of swollen lymph nodes in adolescence & early adulthood. It often causes fever, sore throat, swollen tonsils and debilitating fatigue. If your GF is feeling particular bad, she should see her GP. Glandular fever can be diagnosed with a simple blood test. Dr. Anne
Answered on Sep 22, 2016

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