|Re: Palpable Lymph Nodes
Feb 21, 2002
Since palpable nodes are normal as long as they are within the normal range, what is the "normal rage" ?
And when you say there are normal, are they normal for an HIV infected individual or in normal in general?
Thanks for clearing this up..
God Bless You
Response from Dr. Feinberg
"Normal" in size is not defined by any specific measurement, but by an experienced physician's assessment. "Normal" is the same for everyone, HIV- or HIV+. Perhaps another way to say this is that there are palpable lymph nodes whose palpability is not clinically significant. I know this may sound vague, but medicine is also an art, not just a science.
Blister that left scar
confussed about lymph gland symptoms
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.