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A 25-year-old female asked:

i've had two palpable cervical lymph nodes in my neck for 3 years, they are mobile and squishy but a big bigger than a cm doctors say they're ok?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sherris
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
May want biopsy: If they are lipomas then you do not have to remove them. If they are lymph nodes i would suggest seeing an ENT doctor for a consultation. They may get a ct scan, do a fine needle biopsy or suggest excisional biopsy.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Lymph nodes: As long as they are mobile and squishy they are benign and are due to a upper respiratory problem.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Consider evaluation: There are several possible explanations. A history and examination with preliminary laboratory work is a good start. If your md has done this, it may be reaso able to observe for now. However if not resolving in the best few weeks an ENT examination may be in order.

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