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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: naykes | 2006/10/30

Q.

lyms

my 3 yr old has lyms in her neck and at the back of her neck and it doesnt seem to go away please let me know what is the caurse of them.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

These are lymph nodes which are enlarged.The usual cause is a scalp infection or recent ear infection. Sometimes no cause is found. If the glands are very large then it is best for your daughter to be seen by her doctor.

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Posted by: Rubi | 2006/10/31

I also asked a question regarding this...My son has been struggling for more than a year with very big lymph nodes...He is also 3yr old. After several dr's visits everyone tells me that I need to relax...It still bothers me, I'm so glad to see some one else is also struggling with this. His got terrible sinus, I was wondering if this could also cause this....Anyway, hope that you can get an answer...please let me know, because all answer I get, is that this is "normal"...

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