A 23-year-old male asked:
I have a palpable lymph node on my submandibular, one at each side. they re not painful. they re movable. why is it palpable? help please
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A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Node: Pretty common to have nodes in that area. Sometimes they are in response to dental issues or dehydration. Sometimes you are actually feeling the salivary glands themselves. Its good to have them checked out. Ultrasound or CT scan may be helpful
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Last updated Jan 15, 2016
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