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What causes swelling on the side of the neck?

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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics

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The most common reason to feel a lump on the side of the neck would be from a swollen lymph gland.
It swells as it drains the inflammatory fluids that accumulate in response to infection(s).

In brief: Too many to list

The most common reason to feel a lump on the side of the neck would be from a swollen lymph gland.
It swells as it drains the inflammatory fluids that accumulate in response to infection(s).
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