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A 66-year-old female asked:

I was either stung by a bee, or bitten by a spider in my neck. (i am not sure as i have not seen what stung or bit me. it is swollen and itchy. what worries me is that my glands behind my ear and in my neck are now also swollen. is this normal?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Needs attention: The presence of enlarged lymph nodes raises question of spreading inflammation, or infection. Due to the progression in bodily response, would recommend you contact your physician and get this stabilized.

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Last updated Jan 12, 2021

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