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A 24-year-old female asked:

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 answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: Lymph nodes up to 1 cm size with above characters can be palpated and they are considered normal.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Submandibular: I believe that you're actually palpating submandibular salivary glands.
Last updated Feb 27, 2020


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