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What is swollen lymph nodes in your neck cause?

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Dr. Binu Nair
Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Infections and: Infections, inflammations and cancers. Most of nthe time it resolve in 2 weeks, if it was due to infections, if does not go away and feeling nodes other part. Of the. Body, and getting bigger , needs to het quick check up by your dctor.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of swollen lymph nodes in the neck?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Many things: There are many causes of cervical adenopathy. It occurs during many upper respiratory viral and bacterial infections, mononucleosis, CMV infection, bacterial infections of the face, scalp or neck etc.
A 48-year-old member asked:

What could be a cause of swollen lymph nodes on the neck?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Many: Most common cause is a nearby infection or irritation causing the lymph nodes to enlarge, such as cold, flu, sore throat, ear ache, or dental/tooth problems. Sometimes scalp irritation can also cause enlarged cervical lymph nodes. Less common is lymphoma. Would need to see your doctor if the lymph nodes persist and do not resolve.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph nodes around the neck?

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Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 36 years experience
Many sources: There can be many sources for swollen lymph nodes. A dental infection can cause swollen lymph nodes. Any infection in the head can or throat can cause swollen lymph nodes to include cancer. If you can't find the source see your doctor.
A 49-year-old member asked:

Is there anything that can cause swollen lymph nodes around the neck?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Swollen lymph node: Swollen lymph node can be caused by many things like infection, trauma/irritation/ inflammation, malignancy etc.Swollen lymph gland on the neck is usually a reactive process from something located on the mouth or other head and neck area.If swollen lymph nodes becomes persistent go to see your primary care doctor and get yourself checked
A 32-year-old member asked:

Does having a cold cause swollen lymph nodes in your neck?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes.: This is probably the most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. After a patient recovers from the uri, the lymph nodes should cease to enlarge, and then gradually shrink down to their normal size (this sometimes can take 4-6 weeks). If the lymph nodes do not follow this pattern, then you may need further evaluation.

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