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Jersey City, NJ
A 27-year-old female asked:

I have what i think is a swollen lymph node on the back of head. tender to the touch and hard. noticed a week ago. it's pea sized. should i see a dr?

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 22 years experience
Not necessary.: If the lymph node is that small, not to worry. It will likely go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. You only need to see a doctor if it doesn't go away or continues to enlarge.
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