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can you feel normal size lymph nodes

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Not palpable: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Levine
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Enlarged lymph node: Often 6 weeks or even a little more. You should be followed by a physician until the lymph node has returned to normal.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Not palpable: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" th ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Under 3 cm: Bigger than 3 cm is cause for interest, but more concerning are rapidly-enlarging nodes that are not tender, or that are fixed to surrounding structur ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Get checked: Differential diagnosis includes HIV, LGV, Lymphoma, TB or Nearby Infection of the head and neck! The infection could be bacterial, viral or fungal!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Velma Scantlebury
40 years experience Transplant Surgery
Varies: Lymph nodes vary in sizes with each person and may be bigger in others due to their personal exposures. They can be anywhere from a few mm's to cms. W ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body.Many in the neck, head, behind the ear are prominent in kids as they are not buried in tiss ... Read More
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