A 35-year-old male asked:
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What would cause posterior cervical lymph node pain and swelling? R neck is swollen, pain from base of skull down to front of neck/throat

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Dr. Mark Glyman
31 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many possibilities.: There are a variety of things that could cause these problems at your age. Infections(cat scratch disease, mononucleosis), dental /sinus disease), are most often the cause. However, more serious problems occur in this age group. Please see your internest, ent. Or oral/maxillofacial surgeon asap.
Answered on Jun 3, 2013

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