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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can viral conjunctivitis cause swollen lymph glands around the neck and ear area?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gregory Hill
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes!: Any eyelid infection, particularly viral conjunctivitis, can cause swollen lymph glands, or nodes, in the areas you described.
Dr. Alan Mindlin
51 years experience
Yes: Certain adenoviruses can cause these problems.

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