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swollen lymph nodes in jaw line

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

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
17 years experience Family Medicine
Find the cause!: The most important thing is to figure out WHY you have enlarged lymph nodes...is there an infection somewhere? A dental problem? Something more seri ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
?resistant infection: If you were on a 3 day Z pak then you may have an antibiotic specific resistant infection, meaning a sexually transmitted microbe that does no respon ... Read More
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds: like you may have acquired HERPES infection (Sometimes Herpes virus attacks a less common mucous membrane) It is certainly a possibility that you mig ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
What?: You've had a problem since august that has gone undiagnosed?" get off the computer and call your physician...Now, .
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
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
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Typically indicates: Some sort of infection. Best to be seen by your pcp. Hope this helps.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. RAJESH Sehgal
21 years experience Hematology and Oncology
1 wk: Should this persist more than 1 wk, get it checked.

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