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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
32 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Swollen lymph nodes are usually a result of an infection. The lymph nodes swell because they are part of the immune systems attempt to fight off an in ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lots of things: Must see both dentist and physician to determine source of infection that is affecting lymph nodes.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Infection: Sounds liek an infection see your doctor.
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
12 years experience Interventional Radiology
Maybe Parotitis: The parotid glands are the saliva-producing glands. Parotitis is an inflammation of one or both parotid glands. There are a number of causes includin ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: These two entities are probably unrelated. Go and see a doctor. Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnos ... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No.: Can get referred pain to the ear from a throat or jaw issue. Best tp see your otolaryngologist for exam, diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
?cancer: while what you have described above looks like an infection. Anyone who is concerned that they may have cancer should go to be seen by their doctor. e ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon or ENT doc ASAP. You may have a broken jaw or facial bone.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Although there are many other possibilities, you might have an infection. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible to diagnose the cause of your ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck swelling: This area corresponds to your submandibular saliva gland. If it not painful, you might have a stone causing a blockage of saliva drainage. If it pai ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Time and ice: The sooner you get ice packs in the area the better. A bag of frozen peas also works well. Once it has already swollen to its maximum, you want exter ... Read More
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