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Swollen lymph nodes in your neck can be caused by a number of things:

1) Irritation due to smoking

2) Irritation due to drinking alcohol

3) Viruses (common cold, influenza, etc.)

4) Cancer or pre-cancerous cells being attacked by the body

5) Specific diseases

6) Upper respiratory infections

7) Throat cancer

8) Lymphoma

There are many specific reasons for this condition, which is called lymphadenopathy.

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