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TMJ, forgot to wear my night guard. Woke up with headache, and painful swollen lymph node behind ear. Related to TMJ or is it all seperate?

TMJ, forgot to wear my night guard. Woke up with headache, and painful swollen lymph node behind ear. Related to TMJ or is it all seperate?

Pain/swelling: May be 2separate issues. Swollen node behind ear may not be associated with TMJ. Wear your splint as much as possible, take OTC pain meds. If not getting better in 12-24 hours, call the Dentist who made the splint. ...Read more

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Last two months symptoms: tight/tingling shoulders, tight/tingling neck, headache (band type), swollen head. Tmj w/swollen lymph nodes for last 2 wks?

Last two months symptoms: tight/tingling shoulders, tight/tingling neck, headache (band type), swollen head. Tmj w/swollen lymph nodes for last 2 wks?

See your PCP: It is important to make an accurate diagnosis to ensure that the correct treatment is given. See your doctor for consultation, tests and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can TMJ pain start at any time? Saw dds in apr. For exam had no problems. Now pain when opening mouth but also swollen lymph nodes in neck.

Can TMJ pain start at any time? Saw dds in apr. For exam had no problems. Now pain when opening mouth but also swollen lymph nodes in neck.

Definitely: Tmj (disorder) can occur at anytime and can come and go with periods of stress or difference in routine. Swollen lymph nodes are not commonly associated and I would go back for a quick check up in case it's actually something else. ...Read more

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I have recurring prostatitis can it cause swollen lymph node in neck?

I have recurring prostatitis can it cause swollen lymph node in neck?

NO not at all: Swollen nodes in neck would have no connection with your prostatitisd. That is not possible as there is no connection between the prostate gland and the lymph nodes in the neck. Go get a doctor to check your neck and seek his/her advice. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph node behind the ear?

What can cause swollen lymph node behind the ear?

A few things: Generally speaking, infection or inflammation cause swollen lymph nodes. In response to an infection, the lymph nodes increase production of immune cells to fight the infection, increasing their size and creating some tenderness in the process. Some certain types of cancers can also cause similar swelling. Simple blood tests can evaluate these possibilities, but the vast majority are not cancer. ...Read more

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Doc said I have viral pharyngitis can this cause swollen lymph node near ear to burn? Sometimes the node is. In flamed and sonetimes not.

Doc said I have viral pharyngitis can this cause swollen lymph node near ear to burn? Sometimes the node is. In flamed and sonetimes not.

Yes: Our lymphatic system helps to drain infectious material and waste from different areas of the body. A lymph node can become enlarged & sore when this occurs. Here is a good site to learn more about the lymph nodes in that area & what they drain: http://quizlet. Com/324818/neck-and-lymph-nodes-flash-cards/. ...Read more

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What is the cause for a reoccurring slightly swollen lymph node?

What is the cause for a reoccurring slightly swollen lymph node?

Inflammation: I need much more info here. What lymph node where?
Overwhelming possibility of benign cause. ...Read more

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Does lymphangitis usually cause pain of the swollen lymph node?

Does lymphangitis usually cause pain of the swollen lymph node?

Yes: Lymphangitis is an infection that travels in the lymphatic channels to the lymph nodes, which become swollen and usually very tender. This is a serious condition that can lead to sepsis if not treated with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Hi, I am a male 25, I have slightly swollen lymph node in the right side of my neck for the past 2 years. Is there any cause for concern?

Lymph node.: By your description and by the amount of time that this node has been there, it’s probably fine. Although technically speaking, the only way to know with certainty would be to remove it and send it to a laboratory for pathologic analysis. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Swollen lymph node in the armpit and what could cause this?

Any infection in arm: Could cause the lymph nodes to swell in the armpit, also infection in armpit itself could do that. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

What causes swollen lymph node in the shoulder and arm?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node?

What causes a swollen lymph node?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph node for over a year?

What can cause a swollen lymph node for over a year?

Many possibilities: Need further evaluation.
Consider infection, inflammatory conditions (lupus, sarcoidosis, granulomatous diseases)
cancer or leukemia.
(I am local- contact me if you want to answer further questions) ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph node (no other symptoms)?

What can cause a swollen lymph node (no other symptoms)?

Infection or cancer: The most common cause is an infection in the region of the draining lymph node. Another concern is a malignancy. If the lymph node is persistently enlarged or growing, it should be evaluated and a biopsy may be required to establish a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful, swollen lymph node in neck?

What could cause a painful, swollen lymph node in neck?

Usually inflammation: Swollen lymph nodes in the neck are the sign of some form of pathology. Nodes don't enlarge spontaneously. When there is a malignancy of the oral cavity that spreads to lymph nodes they enlarge, become matted, and for the most part fix to jugular vein.
Painful nodes are the sign of inflammation such as oral cavity or pharynx unassociated with tumor. Antibiotics may be necessary for control. ...Read more

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Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node. Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more

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What to do if I have one swollen lymph node in my neck. I believe it is cpuld be the cause for this one lymph node doing this?

What to do if I have one swollen lymph node in my neck. I believe it is cpuld be the cause for this one lymph node doing this?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen lymph node that doesn't go away? Is there a great chance of it being cancer if it's been there for years?

What could cause a swollen lymph node that doesn't go away? Is there a great chance of it being cancer if it's been there for years?

No!: Cancer containing lymph nodes would grow in size over a period of months. Since yours has not increased in size over years, it is highly unlikely that you would have cancer. The size of the lymph node also matters. Cancerous nodes are generally over 1CM in size and growing to 2-3 cm over a period of less than one year. So you should be OK. If the node is 2 cm or larger, then showit it to yr Doc ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of a large painless swollen lymph node in the groin (2 cm or so) that lasted about a month without other symptoms?

Infection or tumor: A large palpable painless node in groin is abnormal and may be inflammatory or neoplastic. One checks the abdominal wall and skin of extremity on the side of the node. Then one examines rectum and perianal area for inflammation or tumor. If source not identified then node bx indicated to RO lymphoma or other cause. ...Read more

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Could having eaten mouldy bread cause a swollen lymph node in the neck?

Could having eaten mouldy bread cause a swollen lymph node in the neck?

Not likely: A swollen lymph gland in the neck would not be related to ingested food, but would be secondarily caused by infection/inflammation somewhere in that region as a rule. If that swollen node doesn't recede after a couple of weeks, if it enlarges or if other new nodes appear, consult your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

What causes swollen lymph node behind the ear?

Ear problem: If you have any trauma/cut/irritation/infection/inflammation around that ear- perhaps around the ear lobe, ear canals- you can have enlargement of the lymph node behind the ear. Systemic dusease like viral infection can also cause swollen lymph gland on the area. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

What causes a swollen lymph node and scalp rash?

Inf or tumor: Scalp rash due to infection rarely spreads to cervical lymph nodes. One has to think that it is more likely neoplasm and of those it is the squamous Ca of the scalp that can cause a non nealing rash and spread to regional cervical lymph nodes. Bx of course is indicated with initiation of proper treatment. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node in neck and acne on the shoulder?

What causes a swollen lymph node in neck and acne on the shoulder?

Probably nothing: Acne confined to a shoulder may be from rubbing; we see this in men who bench-press large amounts of weight. Most adults have one or more palpable lymph nodes in the neck, and if they are not rock-hard, fixed to other structures, or growing rapidly, they're best ignored. Glad you're a good observer of the body. Good luck. ...Read more

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One swollen lymph node under right tonsil, possible cause?

One swollen lymph node under right tonsil, possible cause?

At your age?: Probably an inflamed node due to a throat infection. If it does not go away within a few days, make sure you see a doc. And of course, if you use tobacco, quit, and if you don't, never try it. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

What causes a swollen lymph node in arm pit? And how to treat it?

Several things: An infection is the most likely cause, but other things can cause swollen lymph nodes as well....Your doctor needs to examine you and possibly run some tests to determine the cause before it can be treated.... ...Read more

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Can a bruise caused by bumping into the wall lead to a swollen lymph node?

Can a bruise caused by bumping into the wall lead to a swollen lymph node?

Bruising: Bruising usually does not cause lymph node swelling. Check CBC-especially platelets, LDH, PT/PTT/ INR and follow up w/ doc to look for other lymph nodes/spleen may be coincidental or do to blood count abnormalities ...Read more