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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mulligan
35 years experience General Surgery
Try another visit: Submandibular glands can be enlarged for many reasons and several are quite benign. If you are having jaw pain as well, I would consider getting check ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
47 years experience Dentistry
Cold sores/jaw pain: Yes,both can occur.Your body is fighting an infection. Locally and regionally. Part of this is the inflamatory response which causes swelling soreness ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably no: Lymph nodes are usually enlarged due to an inflammation causing increased fluid and or increased white blood cells within the lymph nodes. That inflam ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
21 years experience Family Medicine
Could be: The tonsil infection can cause inflammation of the surrounding tissue, or sometimes it is due to inflammation in the lymph glands in the neck. Either ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: Yes, the node can cause pressure on your jaw seek treatment for your infection.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: One's doctor can evaluate to see why nodes are enlarged. Usually, a person who gets enlarged lymph nodes from an infection in her throat, head, or nec ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Call dentist: Pain ; swelling = problem that your gland is swollen too indicates the infection is draining and spreading. The sooner you call the sooner you will f ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See Your Dentist: At 16 years of age, one possible cause of your problem could be your wisdom teeth. A visit with your dentist could help identify if your wisdom teeth ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Oswald Cameron-Morales
42 years experience Dentistry
Infection/ inflamef: Most of the time swelling of submandibular glands is related to an infection in the head/ neck area in the side of the head of the swollen gland. From ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Parotitis: Consult your physician. You may be suffering from parotitis which is inflammation of the parotid gland.
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