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A 34-year-old female asked:

Doc said i have viral pharyngitis can this cause swollen lymph node near ear to burn? sometimes the node is.in flamed and sonetimes not.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Our lymphatic system helps to drain infectious material and waste from different areas of the body. A lymph node can become enlarged & sore when this occurs. Here is a good site to learn more about the lymph nodes in that area & what they drain: http://quizlet.Com/324818/neck-and-lymph-nodes-flash-cards/.

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