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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: gugu | 2007/12/18

Q.

Lymph gland

My son is six years old and has a lump at the back of his neck, i am worried about this, i need to know what it is and what i can do about it.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

If he has a single enlarged lymph node you need to find out why this has occurred. There are many causes of enlarged lymph nodes in children and in SA we always have to consider TB at the top of the list. Please take him to be seen by his doctor.

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