A 30-year-old member asked:

Why do i have swelling feeling around my left side of throat and neck pain all day?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
May be infection: The feeling of swelling in the throat could represent swollen lymph nodes, which may be a sign of infection and could also cause slight neck pain. See a physician if your symptoms are persistent or if you develop additional symptoms such as fever.
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