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sore gland under jaw

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Swollen Glands: If it is changing- getting bigger, is now tender when it wasn't before you should have it rechecked by your doctor.
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Lymph node: biopsy would be a great idea as well as a hematology consultation.
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need Follow Up: The swelling under you jaw could be related to a a number of different causes, included but not limited to an enlarged lymph node, a possible cyst, or ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Infection?: Lymph nodes (glands) usually enlarge when they work hard to fight off infections. Five months is a long time to go w/o checking w/ a doctor for the ca ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many things: Many things including strep throat, mono, lymphoma, infected teeth. More history needed. See your MD ASAP.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sore throat: Your symptoms are strongly suggestive of infection. Cancer is very unlikely for an 18 years old. See your primary care doctor for throat culture and t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
See dentist: Treat the tooth infection, treat gland abscess, treat sore throat, treat the sinus issues, and treat the post nasal drip. See a dentist and ENT to t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
48 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Swollen Gland: It sounds like your submandibular salivary gland. If so, it can get infected or have a stone caught in the duct that empties salava under the tongue. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It could simply be a virus causing your symptoms. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
24 years experience Family Medicine
Lymphadenitis/tonsil: Sounds like you may have tonsillitis or lymphadenitis. You should see your doctor of treatment. You need antibiotics.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well from your description sounds like fifths disease. This is viral and thus treated symptomatically. So in other words rest hydrate and just let it ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible infection: likely an enlarged lymph node (gland); these enlarge when your body is fighting off infection. Any other symptoms or pain? Fever? Usually they go a ... Read More
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