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What is a lymph node specialist called?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
A Doctor: All of us are trained to evaluate lymph nodes. Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria . Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Very good (:
Oct 6, 2013

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