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sore jaw glands on both sides

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Dr. Charles Greenberg
44 years experience General Practice
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.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
5 months is: a long time for infection to clear. It could be long lasting salivary gland or tooth infection. Consult with head & neck surgery specialist.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 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. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat vs TMJ: Throat problem vs TMJ. Other TMJ signs are joint clicking, limited oral opening, painful chewing, headaches. TMJ sometimes feels swollen without swell ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See your doctor : What your describing may be signs of an infection and i recommend visiting your family doctor to determine the underlying cause. Wishing you the very ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Infection: Infections of teeth can be due to endodontic or periodontal causes. Infections can cause the swelling. They need to be treated by a dentist, so the so ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See your dermatologi: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Flu season: Flu season has arrived :'( Your symptoms sound like typical symptoms from the common cold. At this point, you should focus on rest and hydration. The ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
See Dr now...: See otolaryngologist or ENT with out delay. This is to be taken very seriously.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Salivary gland: This sounds like inflammation of your salivary glands. Is the area tender?
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
You need exam: You need to be examined not enough info given here to make an educated guess. That's what we would be doing online without an exam. See your physici ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Illness or teeth?: I would visit dentist to check for abcessed teeth. If the dentist says teeth are fine, i would visit doctor to rule out virus or bacterial infection. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It sounds like you are developing small lymph nodes. These often form in response to infection. It would be best to see your doctor for an evaluation ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor/dentist.: You likely have an infection in the mouth (dental caries , gingivitis etc). The tongue swelling does not cause stiff neck which may possibly be a sig ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: Have you seen a dentist recently? Sore throbbing gums can be from an infection, periodontal disease. A dental exam is needed to determine exactly w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See you dentist: This could be early signs of TMJ which is the joint between your jaw and your skull, or just grinding which you may need to use a mouth gaurd.
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A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Needs to be checked: You should have a medical examination to find the cause of swollen lymph nodes. They can be either inflammation related(infection) or something more s ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes if the inflammation also has signs of infection in the gums.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Infection?: See doctor or dentist ( if tooth or gum related) for evaluation.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Question?: What is the question? Sounds like infectious lymphadenopathy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: Sounds like herpetic lesions and the reaction of regional lymph glands! This would be more likely than not ORAL herpes ("cold sore") type. Check it ou ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Teeth grinding: Your jaw pain is likely from teeth-grinding. You need to talk to your dentist re. a mouth-guard to wear at night. However this does not explain the s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Dentist: please see your dentist you might have a tooth infection.

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