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swollen gland under jaw on one side

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clinton Fox
21 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: At this point I would consider either having imaging (ultrasound or CT) of the area in question or have ENT doctor preform a needle biopsy. There are ... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Infection or swelling of lymph node or parotid salicary galnd, Get an exam, blood tests and CT scan of your neck. You may need a biopsy if not improvi ... Read More

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A 18-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 22-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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Smith
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tooth issue: Taking care of the diseases tooth should take care of the swollen gland as it is on the same side and in same area as infected tooth. If gland does no ... Read More
A 28-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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: could be infection,lymph node, blocked salivary gland so you need to see doctor to get it diagnosed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
A few things: An infection of the gland, a stone in the gland, pathology in the gland like a cyst or an underlying tooth infection. Consult your doctor.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jones
35 years experience Dentistry
Should be within 48 : It should take less than 48 hours under normal circumstances
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sure: Are you waiting for the unrestorable wisdom tooth to cause a major infection? Your body is telling you something is amiss.. seek the care of an oral s ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Dentalinfection-ER: you should have responded by now-get a second opinion or ER evaluation. Certainly call the dentist who did the extraction.

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