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Diagnosing swollen glands and their cause may be delayed or missed because in some cases, swollen glands may not be painful or large enough for a person to become concerned and seek medical care. Swollen glands are a symptom of many different conditions, so a thorough medical evaluation is needed to ensure an accurate diagnosis of the reason for swollen glands....more about Swollen glands »
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When checking for a misdiagnosis of Swollen glands or confirming a diagnosis of Swollen glands, it is useful to consider what other medical conditions might be possible misdiagnoses or other alternative conditions relevant to diagnosis. These alternate diagnoses of Swollen glands may already have been considered by your doctor or may need to be considered as possible alternative diagnoses or candidates for misdiagnosis of Swollen glands. For a general overview of misdiagnosis issues for all diseases, see Overview of Misdiagnosis.
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