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I have been sick for a couple of days with the flu and i got medicine and all but now i feel fine but the lymphnode under my neck is enlarged?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Lymph nodes: can enlarge in reaction to infections. They don't always reduce in size right away.
Dr. Jan frederik Kirsten
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Lymph nodes.: Lymph nodes can often stay enlarged for a while after infections.I would advise a conservative approach and give it some time and the follow up with your GP
Dr. Charles Glueck
Clinical Lipidology 57 years experience
Get rapid strep test: This suggests a bacterial infection, perhaps strep. Get a rapid strep test, and culture.

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