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missgeek
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how do you know if your lymph nodes are swollen?
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Gumdrop Girl
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feel under your armpits and at the soft spot under your ears on your neck. that's where your lymph nodes are. if the nodes are swollen, you'll feel a hard, solid lump. they might even ache like they're bruised. they can swell up to the size of a large gumball, or golfball-sized at worst.

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