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my dog has a large swelling on her face where the jaw meets the neck do dogs have mumps that can go to people

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: "parotitis"/salivary gland infections can be due to either viral or bacterial infections. The most famous virus is the one that causes "mumps" (param ... Read More
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lump: Could be a salivary gland issue. You should take it to te vet soon.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Zeines
50 years experience Dentistry
Call him: Speak to your dentist.About medication... Are you on antibiotics? Were these teeth impacted? The swelling could last a few days' try using a hom ... Read More
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Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pain: Very unusual. Please see your dentist or an oral surgeon.
Dr. Robert Schwan
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Better or Worse?: You should be getting better over 7 to 10 days but a dry socket will prolong this time. Worsening could indicate a cellutlitis type infection that may ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Mumps?: You MUST see your primary doctor as soon as possible! The doctor may recommend you also see an ear specialist. Please let me know how things go.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Your description is rather vague (no size/location/character) but this is likely a common lymph node that is going to enlarge from pea size to 2cm or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
See doctor: A trip to your primary care provider is indicated. It could be lots of different things.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
23 years experience Family Medicine
Soon.: Since you are on an antibiotic for infection you should be seeing improvement within 2-3 days but it may take the entire antibiotic course or longer f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Lymph nodes : React to anything abnormal in the are they drain, such as infection on the skin, in the throat, mouth, teeth, etc. Etc. And when the infection is ac ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Cappaert
58 years experience Ophthalmology
See your PCP: From what you describe it is likely an insect bite. The most likely insect would be a spider bite which can becone infected. If you live in an area wh ... Read More
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