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

Swollen Glands in the Neck

An infection, viral or bacterial, is still the most likely cause of the swollen lymph nodes. Let's see if we can find a cause that may apply to you.

Remember, if your glands have been swollen for more than a month, you should call your doctor's office.

Do you have an ear ache or drainage from the ear?

Yes, my ear is bothering me.

No, my ears are fine.

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