A member asked:

Nodes behind my ears slightly swollen they come and go.they really irritatie me. i'm 25 n my wisdom teeth r coming out. is this what causes the swolle?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt answered

Specializes in Dentistry

You state that your wisdom teeth are coming out. Perhaps you should contact your dentist or oral surgeon to expedite your appointment or obtain an antibiotic in the interim. Hope this is helpful. If the problem persists after the wisdom teeth are removed, contact an ENT.

Answered Feb 5, 2015



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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

Swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of exposure to bacteria or viruses. My recommendation is having the nodes evaluated by your doctor since there may be some treatment that can help it resolve faster.

Answered Feb 15, 2015



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