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Are "shotty" lymph nodes abnormal?

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Dr. Janet Meller
Surgery - Pediatric
3 doctors agree

In brief: Usually not

Many people have lymph nodes that can be felt.
This can result from common problems like allergies. If they are rapidly growing it can be a sign of a serious problem.

In brief: Usually not

Many people have lymph nodes that can be felt.
This can result from common problems like allergies. If they are rapidly growing it can be a sign of a serious problem.
Dr. Janet Meller
Dr. Janet Meller
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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Shotty or small lymph nodes (<1 cm) may not be abnormal.
However if they subsequently grow, then that may warrant more investigation.

In brief: Not necessarily

Shotty or small lymph nodes (<1 cm) may not be abnormal.
However if they subsequently grow, then that may warrant more investigation.
Dr. Ester Kwok
Dr. Ester Kwok
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