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My son who is 1 has 4 pea sized hard lumps on side of head by ear and back of head. they are hard and don't move. he's not sleeping very well and not ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea ; sometimes bigger.They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines. They have nothing to do with sleep.
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