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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I am having a gland, possibly a node that is a bit swollen.

Customer Question

I am having a gland, possibly a node that is a bit swollen. Its a bit difficult to swallow and it is located on the left side below my jaw and ear.
JA: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?
Customer: A couple of days and no I haven't had a cold or flu and before i get a cold or flu this does not usually occur
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I am a type 1 diabetic
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

how old are you?

you could have a viral pharyngitis which can cause enlarged lymph nodes in your neck.

how old are you? are you having any fever?

gargling with salt water can help kill bacteria and virus in your throat.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I am 25 and I don't believe I have a fever
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'd rather still chat
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

you could have a viral pharyngitis which can cause enlarged lymph nodes in your neck.

gargling with salt water can help kill bacteria and virus in your throat.