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A 45-year-old member asked:

Pain behind the ear and in upper jaw with swollen glands what causes this?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology 18 years experience
Likely infection: Pain such as the one you are reporting can occur by a nearby infection such as sinusitis, sore throat, skin infection etc. If such complaints are experienced then one should definitely see their physician to be worked up the various causes.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Infection: Sounds like an infection. Best person to assess this is ENT doc.
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Last updated Feb 24, 2018

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