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Article published on Sep 18, 2012

Lymphadenitis Is Not Cancer

Our five-year-old son was sick recently. He had a fever and several painful swollen glands in his neck. I was worried and looked up his symptoms on the internet. What I read confirmed my worst fear: cancer. I took him to our family doctor, and he immediately consulted a paediatrician. After a lot of questions,... Read More

Article published on May 25, 2010

Infected Lymph Nodes Require Antibiotics And May Be Surgery

Our one-year-old son got quite sick recently. He became irritable and didnʼt want to eat for one week. We then found a lump in his neck which was very tender. A couple of days later, he developed a fever. We took him to emergency room and we were told that he had an infection of... Read More

Article published on May 27, 2008

Enlarged Lymph Gland Caused By Infection

Several weeks ago, our four-year-old son had a bad cold. He was very congested in his nose. A few days later, he complained that his neck was sore. When I checked him, I found a large lump just behind his jaw. I was really terrified, and the worst possible illness crossed my mind. Fortunately, our... Read More

Article published on Jun 14, 2000

Sinus Infection Can Cause Enlargement Of Lymph Glands In The Neck

Several weeks ago we found a lump in the neck of our two-year-old son. At that time he had a cold. Our doctor checked him and said that he had sinus infection, and the lump that we found was an enlarged lymph gland. He gave our son an antibiotic. His cold is better now, but... Read More