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DS has a lump on his neck?

It doesn't seem to bother him but it looks weird. It is located just under his ear on his right side. It is about the size of 2 peas put together and it moves up and down. Looked on line and said something about glands or lympnodes but I am unsure. Any advice or help?

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Asked by Amanda11810 at 11:03 AM on Feb. 14, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I'd call the doctor

    Answer by admckenzie at 11:04 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I would take him to see a doctor. It could be nothing, an infection, or it could be something more serious. Better to be safe than sorry.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 11:05 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

  • I would be 99% sure that these are swollen lymph nodes. I used to get them all the time when I was a child. This is his immune system fighting off a virus or infection. Take him to the doctor in case he needs antibiotics.

    Answer by sweetpotato418 at 11:09 AM on Feb. 14, 2011

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