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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 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 and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Swollen lymph nodes must be coincidental finding.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Influenza vaccine: Flu shot side effects may include: slight swelling, redness or pain at vaccination site. If headache, nausea, fever or muscular pain occur they usu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Reactive nodes: Swollen nodes may be a reaction to the flu shot.Try using some warm compresses on the nodes for 30-30minutes several times a day. If they don't begin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The B12 shot isn't the cause. Your physician can help you look for the real explanation.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Lymph nodes are like little beans. The feel like beans of various sizes but similar shapes. Areas of multiple enlarged beans can mean a problem. If th ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Nodes.: Usually, cancerous lymph nodes are firm, larger than normal, not tender, and continue to enlarge over weeks/months.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inderjit Deol
40 years experience Pathology
Lymph nodes: Yes, Reactive lymph nodes can become large. But, they become worrisome for cancerous if large lymph nodes becomes firm/hard, matted, or/and immobile. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends on their: size. In general, they are bean shaped and feel firm but not hard. They may be tender to the touch. Lymph nodes that are cancerous tend to be fixed ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
52 years experience Neonatology
Lymph nodes: are the part of lymphatic system that get enlarged or allerted when the body is attacked by infection viral or bacterial can get enlarged with neoplas ... Read More

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