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Query regarding lymph nodes at the side of collar bone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have two pea sized knots above each side of my collar bone. I had strep throat and bronchitis a few weeks ago...could they be swollen from this? Is it normal to be able to feel lymph nodes here?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
User :   I'm
Doctor :   yes
User :   I have two pea sized knots above each side of my collar bone. I had strep throat and bronchitis a few weeks ago...could they be swollen from this? Is it normal to be able to feel lymph nodes here?
Doctor :   There some lymphnodes which can be palpabl in the neck
User :   ok, just checking...they are small, no pain
Doctor :   They are not painful and not tender to touch They are normal
User :   wonderful..thank you
Doctor :   Yes then they are normal lympnodes
User :   thanks so much
Doctor :   Inflammation of those lympnodes which are very common in children leads to enlargement and and of the lymph nodes
Doctor :   **to enlargement of the lymph nodes
Doctor :   *inflammed LN nodes painful
Doctor :   Do you have any other Q?
Doctor :   Thank you consulting me
Doctor :   Bye
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