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How Big Is a Normal Lymp Node Suppose to Be?

Hello everyone!

Please can someone tell me how big a normal lymp node is suppose to be? I have a lymp node right under my jaw on my right side that has been what I call "big" since april. But then again I do not know how big they are suppose to be. Are a normal lymp node suppose to be feelable?

I dont know if its been there before april either, that's when I discovered it. I have had like 3-4 colds after that and it will be tender when I have a cold/sore throat etc, but it never seem to decrease in size.

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replied June 12th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Cold and flu can commonly lead to enlarged lymph nodes as normal inflammatory process. Please consult a local physician and let them help.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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