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what haplens if you touch a lymph node too much

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Salivary Glands: Yes. Of course.

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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Dont worry: There is an infection in the skin in the area drained by that lymph node. It is the immune system doing its duty. Good. What could it be? Did you noti ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: Enlarged lymph nodes usually means they are involved in helping to resolve an inflammatory process. You probably have an infection going on, either a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
The screeners: Lymph nodes in the groin are a screening system for tissue fluids (not blood) from the leg or nearby tissue. They usually increase in size when workin ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably no: If you had it for years and has not grown it is probably a reactive lymph node. Usually the jugodigastric lymph node which is a sentinel lymph node fr ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Carlston
41 years experience Family Medicine
Probably fine: Lymph nodes are immune factories. They swell most often when they gear up to combat a local infection. Insect bites, colds and other respiratory vir ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
How long?: If this has been present for less than 2 weeks, just keep monitoring the size. But if it is getting larger , you will need to consult your doctor. It ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adeshola Ezeokoli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Viral infection....: is just one of the possibilities. See a doctor who will examine you and decide if you need a biopsy of just medication
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
0.05 cm size?: A neck lymph node is not enlarged if it is 0.5 cm. A lymph node sized 0.05 cm is almost invisible. Any inflammation or infection in the head and neck ... Read More

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