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I have what I assume is a swollen gland

Patient: I have what I assume is a swollen gland below my ear… its very painful. No other symptoms, but I do have a nickel allergy, and I had a reaction a few days ago to some earrings.. Is my swollen gland a sign of infection or just from the allergy?

 

 

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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