What is it?
Lymph nodes make up part of the lymphatic system which helps the body’s immune system to fight infection. Lymph nodes are located in many areas of the body like the neck, armpits, chest, abdomen and groin. The adenoids are lymph nodes and are located in the throat behind the nose. Along with the tonsils, they form part of the ‘first line of defence’, which protects the body from infections. Airborne germs entering the body via the nose are filtered and trapped by hairs and mucous in the nose and then most are destroyed by antibodies and white cells made by the adenoids.Read More