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swollen lymph nodes behind jaw

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Swollen glands: If the swollen glands are in setting of a head and neck infection such as ear, sinus or throat, then they will resolve as the bacterial or viral (mono ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Francis
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Bumps: The presence of lymph node enlargement as describes suggests that the head and neck is fighting an infection. The original hairline lump was likely to ... Read More
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Dr. Dwight Romriell
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Treat the staph NOW!: The staph infection could be the cause of all the symptoms listed and could become a life threatening experience if the swelling continues and impinge ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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What?: You've had a problem since august that has gone undiagnosed?" get off the computer and call your physician...Now, .
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Dr. Richard Orr
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See your doctor: Depends upon your age and whether you smoke and drink alcohol. Most nodes in the neck are benign and related to inflammation/infection. But, tumors ... Read More
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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Depends on severity: I presume you mean BaRber's itch or pseudofolliculitis: irritation of hair follicles due to shaving. It is not uncommon for this irritation to lead to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
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Typically indicates: Some sort of infection. Best to be seen by your pcp. Hope this helps.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
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Not unusual: People that are ill can have enlarged lymph nodes. This is usually related to a sore throat or some type of nasal , or throat or systemic infection. Y ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Could be: You may watch and wait. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the lymph glands doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
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1 wk: Should this persist more than 1 wk, get it checked.

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