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can you pop a lymph node

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Not poppable: 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Feras Abdul khalek
14 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: When lymph nodes enlarge they are solid structures, they are not filled with fluid, so they can't be popped.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Lymph Nodes: There are no lymph nodes outside the body. They are also not air filled cysts but are dense tissue that is not 'poppable'.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Not really.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
32 years experience Dentistry
Could be TMJ: Those symptoms could certainly indicate a TMJ problem. Visit my webpage on TMJ for more comprehensive explanation here.......http://www.laserdentistb ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Facial mass: Masses of the head and neck need to be checked out by your primary care doctor. This could be anything from a lymph node to a parotid gland mass to a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Only a little: Is it red or inflamed? You need an urgent evaluation to rule out an abscess, which may require incision and drainage.Bumps from old cat bites are gene ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe both: In groin might be hernia or lymph node or abscess. The hernia, if that, should be reducible (be able to be pushed in). A lymph node should have sharp ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Joint: You need to be examined to determine reason for joint dysfunction. You may have a displaced disc. Start with your Dentist.

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