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what causes swollen lymph nodes under the chin

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt/workup: I would recommend an evaluation for TB. A chest radiograph and possibly cultures are indicated. When you have chickenpox, there also are lymph nodes ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly, however ..: You are describing enlargement of lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy) which are located in various places of the body and function as defenses fighting infe ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Watch and wait: Agree with Dr. K. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the lymph glands doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other node ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Boopsy: If after treatment dose not resolved or become larger it may need biopsy for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Platysma muscle: Often when you're a little wired-up, the skeletal muscle fibers here contract. That's almost certainly what you're feeling. Nasty stuff doesn't presen ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Ct scans show bone and soft tissue. Soft tissue windows will allow the identification of lymph nodes. The determination of a "swollen" lymph node is b ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Any : Inflammation can cause swelling of the lymph nodes. Most likely the contusion to the head caused inflammatory reaction. Which lead to the swelling if ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
40 years experience Pain Management
Yes: all unresloved infections over time could either drain or evolve or both. Infections with third molars could drain inferiorly to the lymph nodes, o ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Gout is not difficult to control and your husband should see a rheumatologist. The lymph nodes and tonsils are unrelated.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Nodes: Please see your doctor. He/she will ask you a few questions, examine you, and order lab tests. Examining your lymph nodes is critical. Whether or not ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible: But the best thing to do is to see a doctor and have these examined when they arise, so that an appropriate diagnosis and course of action is possible ... Read More
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