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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.

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 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.

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