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Health Tip: Causes of Swollen Lymph Nodes

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(HealthDay News) -- Swollen lymph nodes often occur after exposure to bacteria or viruses, says Mayo Clinic.

Common triggers include:

  • Strep throat.
  • Measles.
  • Ear infection.
  • An abscessed tooth.
  • Mononucleosis.
  • Skin infection.

To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, visit your doctor.

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