Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Liesel Adonis | 2011/05/19

Q.

glands in neck

18 months glands in neck sins the teeth at the back gets out. Is it normal.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Teething does not cause these glands to enlarge. The glands you mention are enlarged lymph glands and these usually enlarge following a scalp infection or a throat infection such as tonsillitis. The enlarged glands can take several months before they become the normal size again.

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