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Swollen glands in the neck are commonly lymph nodes that respond to over-the-counter pain relievers, warm compresses and adequate rest, according to Mayo Clinic. The lymph nodes swell when they are fighting an infection,... More »

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Some causes of swollen neck glands are tonsillitis, strep throat, sores in the mouth or infected teeth, according to WebMD. Other causes include mononucleosis, Hodgkin's disease or non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Autoimmune dise... More »

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Glands in the neck become swollen when the patient is suffering from a bacterial infection such as tonsillitis or strep throat, when a tooth infection or mouth sores are present, and as a result of viral infections such ... More »

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