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A 38-year-old female asked:

The lymph node on the right hand side next under jaw is swollen & tender. i have no sore throat or cold. what could cause this?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
There may be: another source of inflammation such as gums or lesion of oral mucosa.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Lymph node jaw area: This may or may not be a lymph node. eg the salivary glands can plug up and swell to cause a lump in that area. In any case you need to see your doctor to find out if you have a problem or not.

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Last updated Apr 9, 2018

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