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why is my jaw swollen on one side

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See doctor: Sounds like something is going on that needs a physician's involvement. See your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Consistent: The "consistent" along with no pain is a concern. Tumor until proven otherwise although age against is. See oral surgeon or ENT ASAP.
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See Oral Surgeon: This is not a normal occurrence. See your Oral Surgeon ASAP during the next week. Requires further investigation which may include CT scan. Very impor ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
TMJ problem: One possibility is TMJ dysfunction and/or dislocation. This is the joint of your jaw by your ear that opens and closes your jaw. There are many reason ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Sounds like: Sounds like you need to see two specialist’s. You need to see an Oral Surgeon to evaluate wisdom teeth and surrounding tissues, and an ENT to evaluat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
44 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: Have you seen a dentist recently? Sore throbbing gums can be from an infection, periodontal disease. A dental exam is needed to determine exactly w ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Typical for mono: This sounds normal for infectious mononucleosis. Enlarged lymph nodes can occur all over the body, and above the collarbone (the supraclavicular fossa ... Read More
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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

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