Occipital Lymph Nodes and Preauricular nodes.
Not entirely sure if this is the right board to post in.
Wanted to know what experiences people have had with small hard or barely malleable hard lymph nodes: specifically the pre-auricular (in front of the ear near the TMJ) and the occipital (both the ones at the back of the head and the one just posterior to the SCM).
I now have three swollen lymph nodes but while one is very new, one about two years (preauricular which has mildly enlarged in that time but still not even a pea but is giving me headaches at this point), and one about five years ago. I know they are likely nothing, and I haven't really focused on them with discussing things with doctors as generally speaking they are not bothersome and they are not large enough or in the regions that lend to "bad stuff."
As a side note I also deal with low platelets, low mpv, and constant vaginal bleeding so... ...