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i have a painful lump under my jaw

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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Swollen glands: One can have a single isolated swollen gland (or a localized infection causing a painful lump) and what you have may or may not be related to a dental ... Read More
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Dr. John Vravick
31 years experience Periodontics
Get dental exam: You need to find out if the swelling is from a tooth.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Lump under jaw: There is gland in the area that you describe. Infections, and other things can cause it to become painful or enlarged. The best way to find out why y ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Wait for report: Wait for biopsy report , if it is benign, it is post operative reaction and will subside in couple of wks , speak to your surgeon if any treatmen ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Salivary gland?: It could be a clogged salivary gland or an infection from a tooth. I would have this evaluated by an oral surgeon. They are experts in this area.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
SEE SPECIALIST: My question is was the MRI with or without oral contrast if the MRI negative with oral contrast then you have a inflamed salivary gland that could be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Nodes: If you have noticed this for awhile, I would recommend getting checked by your doctor.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymph gland enlarged: Lymph glands may enlarge when there is an acute infection. Usually, this is temporary and the lymph node will reduce to original size. Sometimes, ho ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Levine
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swelling: Lot's of things, including conditions that are serious. I suggest you see an otolaryngologist (ent).
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Abnormal: Abnormal findings. See an oral surgeon ASAP for exam.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Several possibles: There are several possibilities including an enlarged lymph node, an enlarged submandibular salivary gland or a soft tissue lesion. Have it evaluated. ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Leave it alone: These pop up from time to time for no reason. Cancer wouldn't appear nearly this fast. The average med student in their early 20's has three palpable ... Read More
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