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swollen gland in neck after eating

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: This is not a problem which can be approached on the internet. You will have to be seen and examined, and perhaps tested for allergies..
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Dr. John Chastain
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sialadenitis: The history is indeed suspicious for parotid infection (parotitis) and/or stone in the parotid duct, but it is not clear exactly what is going on. Ot ... Read More
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Dr. Hallie Robbins
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
TMJ Disorder: Your pain is located in front of each ear at your temporomandibular joint. Tmj disorders can account for your symptoms of post-chewing pain, noninfect ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Ductal stone: You may have a stone in the duct of a salivary gland, see an otolaryngologist, then can do some tests to determine the problem.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Rosan
46 years experience Family Medicine
Cheap errings: Yes, the swollen gland is most likely due to either increased inflammation, possible localized allergic reaction or possibly localized infection of t ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Greenberg
45 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. You may watch and wa ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph nodes: A sore throat or other infection above the neck often causes swelling of lymph nodes in the neck. At times these swollen lymph nodes are tender. Swo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection: An infection of the throat or tongue will cause tender swelling of the glands in the neck. This is potentially serious and needs medical attention. Pl ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Your iron treatment and mouth ulcers + glands in the neck are probably not related. Your symptoms warrant an in-person evaluation with additional hist ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See physician: A swollen nodule in the neck could be a lymph node or a host of other conditions. See your physician if this does not improve within a week.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Glands: Swollen gland in the neck can occur with viral or bacterial infections. Enlargement sometimes makes swallowing uncomfortable and can be easily palpate ... Read More

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