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A 25-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to feel a pea size lymph node on the posterior cervical region when press? i recovered from dengue fever 2 months ago by the way.

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Yes: There's a chain of posterior cervical lumph nodes & 2 feel a few after any infection. Search & u can probably find some more, very common & they may always remain palpable.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Normal: Unlikely because of not enough spots.There are different definition, but 6 or more sports greater than 1/4 inch size is a standard.So not probable.

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