A 34-year-old member asked:
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would it be possible that a gum an tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes any dentist or people who had this?

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Dr. Kraig Stetzer
21 years experience Dentistry
It is possible: Any infection in an area can cause swollen nodes or glands. Consult your dentist or physician immediately for an exam.
Answered on Jan 29, 2017
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
It could: See your dentist and have that tooth evaluated and treated.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Ask that dentist: What "could" cause it or what "is causing" is a very different question. You should ask the dentist who told you that. There are too many variables ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Lymph node: Yes, the node can cause pressure on your jaw seek treatment for your infection.
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