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swollen lymph nodes under jaw line

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Could be: Inflammation in the mouth could cause enlarged lymph nodes in the neck You may watch and wait. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Salivary gland stone: I suspect you may be dealing with sialolithiasis: a stone in the submandibular salivary gland or duct. Pain and swelling often increases with eating, ... Read More
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. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Many things: Certainly infection of the oral cavity or ears is hight on the list but of course one has to rule out lymphoma, head and neck cancer, as well as some ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Systemic infection: your symptoms are ominous and serious: please get examined and tested asap.
A female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have blood test ( CBC ,Blood culture ,EBV , CMV) to find the cause so be treated.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Salivary glands: See oral surgeon or oral medicine specialist for evaluation. Possible salivary glands infection, lymph nodes infection or jaw bone infection. Be well.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Cervical Lymph Nodes: Enlargement of the lymph nodes in the anterior chain of the neck can be a sign of active infection or occult disease. Non tender but enlarged lump nod ... Read More
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Usually some: type of infection, in mouth, gums, salivary gland, mononcucleosis, tuberculosis, etc.. Less commonly, disorders of the lymphatic system, such as lymp ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
If infected.: Just the presence of bacteria in the mouth will not do anything and is normal. But an infected tooth, like a tooth abscess often causes swollen lymph ... Read More

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