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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can you check the glands in the neck?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Glands: Swollen gland in the neck can occur with viral or bacterial infections. Enlargement sometimes makes swallowing uncomfortable and can be easily palpated by a trained physician.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have a gland in my neck what can it be?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
It can be that...: That you are just like the rest of us... all humans have many glands in their necks. Glands are in the skin, under the skin, next to muscles, under muscles, next to arteries and veins, under the jaw, next to the ears, next to the hairline, etc... The question is, why is this particular gland special enough to lead you to post a question on our forum. Details do matter. Please post a new question.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2017

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