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I am 18 years old and for the past 3 months I have been experiencing swollen lymph node glands in my neck. A small enlarged one is on the left side of my neck and below my chin are several enlarged nodes. I have a sore throat every once in awhile. The only other symptom I've had is fatigue which might be due to a different cause. I am anemic (iron deficient) but very little. I really want to know what the possibilities are of what this problem could be. Could it be serious? I also have been noticing I have a headache and I find myself clenching my jaw but that might be due to stress? Please help :(


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replied April 27th, 2011
Womens Conditions Answer A22393
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Swollen neck lymph nodes could be due to inflammation from repeated sore throat and infections. Take supplements for anemia and multivitamins to help in improving immunity. Visit your doctor for getting these examined. If indicated you might need to have a complete blood analysis done along with FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) done on the lymph nodes to look for the cause and rule out any serious issues.
Take care.






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