A female asked:
My son is experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes for 4 weeks. he has a large lymph node swollen behind his ear and smaller ones throughout left side of neck. he was diagnosed over 4 weeks ago with cellulitis of the cartilage on his ear.
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Dr. Kristin Sokolanswered
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Infection: The lymph nodes are likely due to his cellulitis which is an infection of his skin. If the lymph nodes persist well after his infection clears, please see his doctor for a full physical examination.
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