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A 20-year-old male asked:

I have a cut in the back of my mouth on the gums where the lower jaw meets the upper acompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the jaw and a sore throat ?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
See dentist: You may have an abscess somewhere in the oral cavity leading to the enlarged node. It is important that you get the mouth examined by starting out with your dentist who can take it from there.

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Last updated Jul 6, 2015

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