A 37-year-old male asked:
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my 5 year old has a swollen gland on his neck it doesn't hurt. both my kids always have swollen neck glands but today this one is more noticeable ?

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Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
LYMPHADENOPATHY: 90% of swollen neck nodes in children are related to infection of sinus, tonsils etc. See an Otolaryngologist to r/o the other 10%.
Answered on Jun 10, 2017

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