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Swollen Glands in the Neck

Swelling that persists for more than four weeks raises some suspicion that there could be a serious medical problem. But most often, the cause turns out to be benign.

Call your doctor's office to arrange an evaluation.

Along with arranging an appointment with your doctor, you may find it helpful to continue with the guide to learn about the more common causes of neck swelling when the symptom is present for less than four weeks.

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