A member 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.

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Kristin Sokol answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

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.

Answered Sep 28, 2017



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