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can swollen lymph nodes cause toothache

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Good health, maybe: Everybody has a few swollen lymph nodes around their bodies. If you feel well otherwise, and the nodes are not super-big or fixed to surrounding struc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lymph nodes: Pushing on swollen lymph nodes does not make them burst. By the way, find out why the swollen nodes.
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Not likely: You do not need to worry about that. But you do need to know why the lymph nodes are swollen in the first place and treat the cause.
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Dr. Rajalaxmi Mckenna
55 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Pressure on a swollen node does not cause sepsis. The causes of enlarged nodes are many avoid pushing on them see a doctor of enlargement persist ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
A lot of things: Infections are the most common cause, either from bacteria or viruses. Cancers and a large number of other disease can also cause them to enlarge. Mos ... Read More
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
35 years experience Pediatrics
Many things: A bug bite, an infection, a virus mono and, many benign conditions can cause a swollen lymph node. Keep an en eye on it and if it is still there or g ... Read More
Dr. Scott Diede
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Many....: The most common cause of swollen lymph nodes is infection (bacterial or viral). It sometimes can take 1-2 months for the enlarged lymph nodes to retur ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Infection or cancer: Lymph nodes are like little filters for your blood. Viruses and bacteria that get in your bloodstream end up in the lymph nodes, where immune cells bu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
50 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many possibilities. : Possible causes are: 1) infection- viruses, e.g., mono, herpes, hiv; bacteria e.g., strep, staph, etc; inflammation from autoimmune disorders 2) pri ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) for swollen lymph nodes includes: infection, inflammation, cancer. More information is needed including a history an ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph gland swelling may occur with localized or systemic infections, HIV, autoimmune disorders, malignancies. LNs > 1 cm. that persist for more t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Not: Typically.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: Enlargement of the lymph glands is not listed as a side effect of the medication.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Clark
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
Generally no: Swollen lymph nodes are a sign of infection. Teething is not normally associated with an infection. You child might have caught a bug going around. ... Read More

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