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Swollen gland in neck

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This is the 2nd time my right gland in my neck has swollen really large to like 3 times its size. It doesn't move around like the other one and besides it hurting when I touch it I have no other symptoms. I'm not sick and I don't feel sick or rundown. What could it be?
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replied May 12th, 2008
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Have you had a cold recently or do you have allergies? My son always had swollen glands in his neck in high school (he is 24 now) and it was due to allergies, which would turn into infections and settle in his glands. Also, he had mono, which is sometimes hard to detect from a blood test. His first mono test came back negative, and after several weeks, we had a second done, and he tested positive for it. Drink a lot of fluids and try to get as much rest as you can. If it continues for more than a week, I would consult your medical doctor.
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replied May 14th, 2008
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I do have allergies. It's just only the one glad that swells up always not the other ones. Thanks a lot.
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