A 14-year-old male asked:
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typically how large are submandibular lymph nodes? mine are about 1-2 cm is that normal

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Submandibular nodes are usually small or not detectable. Any lymph node greater than one cm needs to be examined by a doctor. You may need a biopsy if the doctor can not determine a treatable cause for the nodes (like an infection in the mouth). Please see a doctor as soon as possible.
Answered on Dec 3, 2019

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