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swollen glands in neck and jaw

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: Those are jugulodigastric nodes. They can be swollen for several reasons including pharyngitis or sinusitis. Aggressive oral cleaning or scaling can ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not per se: It is not the swollen glands that cause Bells palsy but the infection that may be causing enlarged glands. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Lymph nodes swell in response to infection. In the diagram of the lymph nodes in the neck, you can see that infection anywhere in the head (including ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Ok: You have your wisdom tooth erupting. There may be an infection if you are swollen. Please see a local dentist for evaluation
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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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramin Ipakchi
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends..: Many infections can linger even after sore throat has resolved. In general most reactive lymph nodes diminish in size after a couple weeks once the ag ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Go to your doctor fo: A medical examination is necessary unless you have had a viral head cold or sore throat recently, which can cause the neck nodes to swell up. But if y ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
20 years experience Dermatology
Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Tak ... Read More

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