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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my daughter is 4 years old and had a swollen gland on one side of her neck it was massive my parents took her to the doctor and told her they couldnt see infection but give her an antibiotic. I took her that nite to out of hours doctor and he said she had a swollen tonsil. Her antibiotic is finished this friday and it has just started to go down but im so worried bout it.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I have read the query
Doctor :   You just have to wait for sometime for the gland to reduce in size
Doctor :   Mean time give her Acetaminophen if she complains of pain or records temperature
Doctor :   Give her warm fluids and lot of fluids
User :   it has started to reduce, if it was something serious would it reduce
Doctor :   Actually it needs some time
User :   oh right i have to take her back my own doctor friday
Doctor :   How frequent is this swelling
Doctor :   If it is more than 3 times a year
User :   this is first time she had anything like this
Doctor :   you may consider getting it operated
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