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swollen glands under jaw one side

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: It is common for these glands to well up from any kind of sore throat. They would likely go away on their own. But if they are painless and start grow ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Kameros
52 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Find the reason: If you indeed have swollen glands under the jaw you have a nidus of low grade infection which is causing this. This cazn be dental, sinus problems, a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 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
39 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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This merits: medical assessment at this point - More than 10 months - warrants eval.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 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
48 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 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Malaise and pain: The symptoms you are describing more likely to be consistent with a viral syndrome. Leukemia is less likely. For reassurance and definitive diagnosi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
The numbness: Caught my attention, because the vth cranial nerve has three major branches, and yours seems like the second. But, you need to see a doctor and a dent ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karina Contreras Lopez
Specializes in General Practice
Levothyroxine: The best thing you can do is go to the doctor that prescribed you the medication, maybe the dose is higher than it should be or your body is not toler ... Read More

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