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What is the normal size of a lymph node

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Lymph Node: there is no normal or abnormal size I would suggest you let his pediatrician have a look at it

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
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That sounds ok,: as long as it's not growing,sore,or associated with other enlarging lymph nodes.Have your doc help u keep an eye on it.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Additional information should include the examination of all lymph nodes, lab work up and time course. Report any infections to your PCP. Watch for we... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
What is "Normal": Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/ca... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 39 years experience
I do not have enough information, however I would say that the cells in the lymph node have been activated to fight, something like infection or somet... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
BAsic info: 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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Barely palpable: Head & neck has 300 to 400 lymph nodes , normal lyph nodes are barely palpable ( able to feel ) size less than 0.5 cm .or less If node is 2 cm or... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Anything >2 cm ...: You only worry if the node is 2 cm or larger, painless and growing in size(getting bigger over a month of two. Unless it is getting bigger, you do not... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 40 years experience
Get an Examination: Although it's a good sign that the size of your lymph node has not changed I would suggest a clinical exam to be on the safe side. You need a complete... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
U/S findings: The ultrasound report will usually include image(s) and a description. For a typical non-specific enlarged lymph node, the appearance is uniform and u... Read More

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