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Jaw and neck sore

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
You may have: a viral infection that may actually be infectious mononucleosis, or bacterial pharyngitis such as strep throat. Whatever medicines you take for these... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Glands: Your neck glands can be swollen from a viral infection, sinus infection, teeth problem, etc. If your symptoms persist for more than 72 hours see your ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor: You need a diagnosis established and this cannot be done without a full history and exam and in this case, perhaps some imaging studies. Go see someo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Need Evaluation: Cold sores don't cause the neck and jaw to swell. You need to have your dentist/physician evaluate what your specific causing condition is.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Lymph or salivary gl: Lymph node most commonly. This area, due to infections over a lifetime in throat, teeth, ears or nose or facial skin, can be chronically slightly enl... Read More
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Dr. Charles Greenberg
General Practice 45 years experience
Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Bruxism: Hard to say without more information. Your symptoms often result from bruxism - clenching and grinding of the teeth. See your DDS or oral surgeon for ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Glad to hear that this swelling is going away. The area in front of/under the ears typically contains a line of lymph nodes. It is possible that you h... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 33 years experience
Hard to know with this limited information. Muscle could be the cause but would have needed some reason for it to be overworked. Enlarged lymph nodes ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Parotitis: Consult your physician. You may be suffering from parotitis which is inflammation of the parotid gland.

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