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A 28-year-old male asked:

had infected tooth removed 1 1/2 months ago back left molar now gland under jaw has been swollen since ct scan negative how long will it take pass?

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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Get this checked: potentially when an infected tooth is extracted, there can be pathogens left behind in the bone...If the infection in the molar area drains, the most common site is to the submandibular lymph nodes. There is No guarantee that your immune system will resolve this. Get this checked. Good luck.

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