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A lymph node swollen for no reason about 1.25 CM very soft and moveable under jaw and is palpable. Is this normal since its under 2cm? It never grew.

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care

In brief: Monitoring Centers

Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food.
Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well.

In brief: Monitoring Centers

Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food.
Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Jason Campbell
Family Medicine

In brief: Evaluate

Although that lymph node enlargement could be normal from an infection, i would recommend evaluation by a healthcare provider for further recommendations, regardless of lymph node size.

In brief: Evaluate

Although that lymph node enlargement could be normal from an infection, i would recommend evaluation by a healthcare provider for further recommendations, regardless of lymph node size.
Dr. Jason Campbell
Dr. Jason Campbell
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