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A 19-year-old male asked:

Is it normal to feel my submandibular lymph nodes on both sides that is about 1 cm in diameter each?

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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
No: but you may be confusing them for your submandibular gland. Swollen lymph nodes can result from infection or rumors. Typically, infected lymph nodes will be somewhat painful due to inflammation. If you fell that ther are swollen for a while, you may want to see your doctor
Last updated Apr 18, 2016

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