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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have severe toothache, earache and a headache. i havs also developed a lump on my neck about 2 inches diagonally down an back from my right ear.

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Infection: May be infection spreading from abscesses tooth to lymph glands. This can be quite dangerous. See your Dentist immediately. The infection will not go away by itself.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Tooth Infection: The only way to cure a dental abscess or gum infection is with dental treatment. See your dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Oral surgeon: The toothache and the neck lump may or may not be related. See an oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment.

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