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When doing a self examination at home, is it a lymph node or something more serious, how does someone tell the difference between the two?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Get it evaluated: Any mass palpated in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Enlarged lymph nodes in the axilla (armpit) also should be evaluated. Assume nothing.

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