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A 24-year-old female asked:

Are swollen lymph nodes in the neck a symptom of food allergy? i have swollen lymph nodes in my neck several hours after eating chocolate.

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
No: It is unlikely to be a symptom of food allergy by itself. But you need to have your swollen glands evaluated by your doctor to determine what is causing them to swell.
Last updated Aug 21, 2020

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