A 24-year-old female asked:
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can you normally feel your submandibular lymph nodes? i can feel it on both sides deep under my jaw and they freely move when i press on them. not sick and not painful. can you feel them without being sick? feel larger than pea sized though. thanks!

2 doctor answers
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Lymph nodes up to 1 cm size with above characters can be palpated and they are considered normal.
Answered on Feb 27, 2020
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Submandibular: I believe that you're actually palpating submandibular salivary glands.
Answered on Feb 27, 2020

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Are you sure?: That you are not feeling your submandibular salivary glands??? Just a thought! Hope it's helpful Dr Z
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