A 44-year-old member asked:
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sore throat on one side, swollen lymph gland, hard to swallow, and back teeth very painfull with swollen gum? is that from cavity?

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Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
It's possible: But it could be caused by other things besides a cavity. Gum disease, a necrotic tooth, viral infection. See a dentist to rule out tooth and gum related causes then see your doctor for follow up.
Answered on Apr 1, 2018
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