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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
Definitely, yes: A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. Tooth infections can spread to other areas of the mouth and cause extensive tooth loss, or compromise the immune system – and although rare, may become life threatening. The swollen glands of the neck and enlarged lymph nodes are common symptoms of the tooth abscess. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, but: Swollen lymph nodes can occur with teething, but it is not the most common symptom during teething. The swollen nodes might mean your child is coming down with some other type of infection. Monitor your child's temperature closely and encourage fluids. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Lymph nodes are regional in their activity.I would look to bug bites or skin irritation on the head,neck and shoulders as the common source.Occasionally , throat issues can be reflected in neck nodes. For BV, I would expect some peanut sized or larger nodes in the folds of your groin. ...Read more
Can pharyngitis cause enlarged jaw lymph nodes? For longer period. Or can tonsillar stone can cause enlarged jaw lymph node?
Yes, to both.: Certainly, pharyngitis can cause enlargement of lower jaw lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can become enlarged and tender in response to any regional or local infection. Keep taking your antibiotics and find out the results of your throat culture! See your doctor if you don't steadily improve. Get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Candidiasis: It can, although it usually does not. Feel better! ...Read more
Maybe: Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome, or conjunctivitis with swollen lymph node between the back of the cheek and ear ("pre-auricular) and under the jawbone ("submandibular") has many causes, with Cat-scratch disease being the most common . Many others exists, but viral is not considered very common. Please get an evaluation by a Cornea and External disease specialist. ...Read more
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