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What causes swelling on left side of the neck?

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Posted on Fri, 20 May 2016
Question: Hii..there is 2-3 small size guilty in left side of front neck..feeling no pain..would you please suggest what will be the reason behind this?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (40 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Could be enlarged lymph nodes or lipomas

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for being at healthcare magic

These swellings could be enlarged lymph nodes due to viral, bacterial or tubercular infection or these could be lipomas which are benign tumor of fat cells.

Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Brief Answer: Could be enlarged lymph nodes or lipomas Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for being at healthcare magic These swellings could be enlarged lymph nodes due to viral, bacterial or tubercular infection or these could be lipomas which are benign tumor of fat cells. Regards Dr Asmeet