Blood and Lymph System

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Learn about your blood and lymphatic health

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Your blood and lymphatic system work together to keep your body healthy. Maybe you've had enlarged lymph nodes, sometimes referred to as swollen glands. They can be a sign that your lymphatic system is fighting an infection. Or maybe you've had a problem with your blood, such as anemia. Maybe you're about to get a blood test to check for health problems. Whatever the case, our topics can help you learn about blood tests, blood and lymphatic problems, and the care that is best for you.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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