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A 16-year-old male asked:

I have pairs of pea sized lymph nodes all over my body like in my groin, neck, armpits, jaw, etc. i also have 2 pea sized nodes at the back of my head in my occipital area which are immovable. none of my nodes have changed over 6 months. is this bad?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
If the nodes have not changed, it is a good sign. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor. Wish you good health!
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