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My son has what looks like swollen lymph nodes. One large on the left of his neck and a smaller one on the right. He has no signs of illness???

Not unusual. Children can have enlarged lymph nodes with or without infectious causes. Most of the time these are just reactive lymph nodes and will resolve over time. Seek immediate treatment if the lymph node is red, warm or painful. If the lymph node does not resolve in a 4-5 days have his primary care provider evaluate the lymph node. Read more...

I've had swollen lymph nodes on my neck for 3 months. They get bigger and smaller constantly, they never stay the same size. Should I be worried?

Lymph nodes. it is important to distinguish reactive versus malignant lymphadenopathy. Where on the neck do you palpate these lymph nodes? It is usually more worrisome if there are palpable on the back of your neck or on the side rather than in front. lymph nodes could be swollen due to : a recent upper respiratory infection, toothache, ear infection, etc... Consult your PMD! Read more...