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A 38-year-old member asked:

Please help me! how can i reduce the swelling of the lymph-nodes under my neck?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
51 years experience
Find Reason: You need to see your doctor or dentist to find out. If they are swollen, then they are collecting bacteria. Where do you have an infection that is feeding them? Stop the infection.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How do I reduce the swelling of the lymph-nodes under my neck!?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system by enlarging in response. Prolonged enlargement should be biopsied. If no problem, they shrink.
Last updated Sep 20, 2020
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