Lymphatic system

What is Lymphatic system?

It includes a series of vessels that produce and drain fluid from tissues. Lymph nodes play a major role in the lymphatic drainage. Infections, inflammations, allergies and cancer are some of the causes for lymphadenopathy. It is also the source of immune cells for the body.

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how close are the tonsils and lymph node around the neck

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Tonsils are a type of lymphatic tissue like the lymph nodes. And the lymphatic system is...

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I have a very small knot in the area I just noted seems to be the Thoracic duct area.

It feels like a mosquito bite would although it doesn't itch....

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Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about this knot. The acute onset of this knot makes it less likely to suggest a...

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Hi. A recent x-Ray of my lungs show small lymph nodules on my lungs. My appt with a lung specialist is next month. However could this be scar...

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normal components of lymphatic system of body

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Lymph nodules are normal...

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