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swollen gland on right side of jaw

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: A mass or swelling under the jaw either a swollen salivary gland it could be a mass or tumor on the parotid gland or could be a lymph node either way ... Read More

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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. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Such throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from anothe ... Read More
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Call dentist: Pain ; swelling = problem that your gland is swollen too indicates the infection is draining and spreading. The sooner you call the sooner you will f ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes: What you see on the outside, a 'pin head' size lesion, may be enormous underneath where you cannot see, inside the tooth. We see this all the time. A ... Read More
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Depends: NSAID's and warm compresses in general but the issue is the cause of the lymph node swelling. If there is not an obvious cause like a sore throat, up ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: it is probably a small cyst or gland of no consequence. However if it grows in size or other s appear I would let your doctor have a look at it
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Be examined: could b dental, tonsil, viral illness. Commonly infections show both sides.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: A single localized lymph node is a sign of a local problem. I would look at other causes: teeth, mouth infections. However, it is a good idea to check ... Read More
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