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Touching lymph nodes too much

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: Usually palpate the nods dose not enlarge the node,but if they become enlarge need evaluation to find the cause ,so be treated.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not bigger or harder: No, poking your lymph nodes will not make them bigger or harder, but it could irritate them and make them more sore. I'm not sure whether your appoin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be due to: Several things, enlarged lymph nodes is one of them. Ease see a doctor for history and exam. Get to the root of it please.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Educate yourself: Almost all young men have lymph nodes that they can find and feel. If they're not hard-rubber-hard, fixed to the surrounding structures, growing prepo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Sounds normal: Lumps in the groin can be felt in most healthy persons. Usually they are lymph nodes that remain slightly swollen after a past infection. What you des ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
If you have swollen: lymph notes you need to see your doctor. Please see him/her to rule out possible medical conditions. Please visit a clinical psychologist because yo ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph nodes: No touching the nodes will not make them swell. Most lymph node enlargement in a two year old is due to upper respiratory infections caused by viruse ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Touching your lymph: node from outside the skin does not cause any problems. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Strain would: Not cause enlarged lymph nodes and touching the nodes would not lead to a change.
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