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Allergy flare up and two lymph nodes behind the ears mildly swollen - is it the allergies?

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Dr. Howard Feinberg
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Could be

The swollen lymph nodes can be due to your allergies, an infection, as well as many other problems.
If they swelled at the same time as your allergies act up then go away as your allergies calm down, the allergies are the most likely cause. If you develope fevers or if the lymph nodes don't go away you should see your doctor

In brief: Could be

The swollen lymph nodes can be due to your allergies, an infection, as well as many other problems.
If they swelled at the same time as your allergies act up then go away as your allergies calm down, the allergies are the most likely cause. If you develope fevers or if the lymph nodes don't go away you should see your doctor
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Dr. Howard Feinberg
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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Probable

Lymph nodes may enlarge slightly with allergic rhinitis.
However if you have a fever or severe pain at the area , then one needs to consider the presence of an infection.

In brief: Probable

Lymph nodes may enlarge slightly with allergic rhinitis.
However if you have a fever or severe pain at the area , then one needs to consider the presence of an infection.
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu
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