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Can Dental Infection Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Yes: Rotted = Infection. If you had virulent infection anywhere else in your body would you let it go untreated? ...Read more
Swollen lymph nodes under jaw 1.8x1 CM and neck, sweating, body ache, high WBC (11), dental ruled out, ENT ruled out, GP ruled out, who should I see?
Had dental infection > only 1 swollen lymph node for 2 months.Now 1 swollen tonsil.Had unprotected sex. Took truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) 36 hours later.Hiv?
Had dental infection > only 1 swollen lymph node for 2 months.Now 1 swollen tonsil.Had unprotected sex (gay). Took truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) 36 hours later.Hiv?
HIV: There are stds that can easily be gotten through oral sex. You need to be tested for HIV as well as for other stds including syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc.If you are an hiv-1 negative adult truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) may help reduce the risk of you getting hiv-1 infection through sex if you are at high risk, but it is not 100% effective. Go and get seen and in future be protected. Better safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Swelling of the gums and soft tissue around an infected tooth is common. If there is a lot of inflammation, or the infection is not treated, the lymph nodes that drain the area of infection will enlarge as part of the immune response, just as would happen with other infections like a cold or strep throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could causes be for swollen lymph nodes in groin and behind neck. Had a infection month ago then sinusitis . Fine now bit still have cough ?
I've got a kinda swollen lymph node in the corner of my jaw with mouth, ear and jaw pain since my wisdom teeth were removed on September 4. Infection?
See your Surgeon: It is not uncommon to have pain and swollen lymph nodes in the corner of your jaw following wisdom teeth surgery. However, only you oral surgeon can determine if it is normal or the beginning of an infection. If concerned, see your surgeon for post-op evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have swollen lymph nodes (anywhere), would that mean that there is some sort of infection, which may cause a higher white blood cell count?
Enlarged node: Lymph nodes often enlarge during an infection. As lymphocytes proliferate the lymph node expands. There is pain as the capsule stretches. The white blood cell count is often elevated during an infection. ...Read more
Pain in ear and around ear. Swollen lymph node below ear, loss of balance. Had 2 abscessed teeth removed. Could another tooth infection move to ear?
Ear: Sounds like more of an ear problem than a mouth problem. To be sure, see both your Physician or an ENT specialist, and see your Dentist or a specialist Oral Surgeon. Between the two, with proper examination/evaluation, they will determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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