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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Coughs and Colds

Strep infections and certain more serious viral infections may cause lymph nodes in the neck to enlarge and become tender, or may cause a fever. You can examine yourself for enlarged lymph nodes by feeling for lumps at the side of your neck.

Do you have a fever or any lumps (lymph nodes) in your neck?

Yes, I do have a fever or lymph node I can feel in my neck.

No, I do not have these symptoms.

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