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Child has swollen gland on neck, with strep throat and cold. Cause and treatment?

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my 2 year old has a swollen gland on the right on her neck, with strept & a cold for 3 days already, why? & how long can it last?
Posted Sun, 1 Sep 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 42 minutes later

Thanks for posting your query.
The cold and strep. Infection has lead to lymphoma enlargement in the neck.
Child needs rest good nutrient diet, antibiotics and decongestants treatment.
Response depends on severity, mostly throat symptoms become fine in 5-7 days and lymphnode resolves over coming two weeks.
Your local physician would know these regimens.
Hope I have answered your query.
If you have any questions I will be happy to answer.
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Wish you a good health.
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