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A 20-year-old male asked:

Have painless lumps on the back of my throat and back and sides of tongue, when i swallow sometimes feels like something is stuck, swollen lymph nodes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Dr. can check throat: Throat symptoms with swollen lymph nodes can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies, irritants, or stomach acid reflux. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the throat or mouth symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or don't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat).
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Last updated Feb 4, 2018

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