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Normal to feel 4 or more cluster of occipital lymph nodes on toddler. mobile and only one enlarged. just got over ear infection.

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Not normal but...: Occipital nodes become palpable when young child experiences different viral illnesses or scalp infections. Swollen nodes are expected to subside within a month or two.
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Last updated Dec 16, 2013


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