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Can Tooth Infection Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes
Ct scan showed swollen lymph nodes on right side of neck. Recent root canal on right side and sinus infection. Cbc in nov was good. What is it?
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
Extreme fatigue and swollen lymph nodes. Checked out by surgeon. CBC: White blood cells in normal range, lymphocytes 53% ESR and CRP ok. No fever, I gained weight. Doctors say an infection. Ideas?
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
Can a swollen lymph node in your throat cause mucus and sinus issues? Had a horrible tooth infection and tooth was removed Monday please help
Node : The swollen lymph node is responding to some sort of infection (tooth, sinus, throat), not causing it. ...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?
Definitely yes: Dental infection if not treated it can lead to serious complications. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, eyes, ears, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. The antibiotics and painkillers will give you only a temporary relief. See any dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more
Need doctor's help! will lymph nodes on other side of body enlarge from tooth infection on other side?
Not likely: The infection will almost always stay on the same side. There is tissue to prevent drainage from going to the other side. ...Read more
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