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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?

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: The infections in the sinuses or the just finished root canal treatment either still there or did not go away completely, consult your doctor for treatment.
Swollen lymph nodes are indicative of infections in the areas they drain.. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Infection (Definition)

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


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Can a gum and tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes. Is this even possible?

Can a gum and tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes. Is this even possible?

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 more

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Can tooth infection cause one lymph nodes under neck?

Can tooth infection cause one lymph nodes under neck?

Yes: The swollen lymph node would be somewhat tender and on the same side if due to infected tooth. ...Read more

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Can teeth germ (germ on teeth) cause swollen lymph nodes under the jaw?

Can teeth germ (germ on teeth) cause swollen lymph nodes under the jaw?

Probably: A dental infection certainly can cause lymph nodes to become infected and swollen, especially lower teeth. Swelling requires a careful dental exam and treatment.
Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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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Can an impacted tooth lead to swollen lymph nodes, and cysts on the jaws line?

Can an impacted tooth lead to swollen lymph nodes, and cysts on the jaws line?

Yes: An infected impacted tooth can cause these. A panoramic xray or a cat scan may be needed to properly diagnose and treat. Visit your dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a gum an tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes any dentist or people who had this?

Would it be possible that a gum an tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes any dentist or people who had this?

It is possible: Any infection in an area can cause swollen nodes or glands. Consult your dentist or physician immediately for an exam. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months. Thought to be from wisdom tooth infection, now 5 weeks removed. Nodes still swollen/mildly tender/rubbery. Cancer?

Swollen lymph nodes for 6 months. Thought to be from wisdom tooth infection, now 5 weeks removed. Nodes still swollen/mildly tender/rubbery. Cancer?

Exam asap: Never ignore these symptoms. You will need a physical exam, blood and urine testing and possible lymph node biopsy, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: this may all be from dental infection; however I do recommend a medical exam ...Read more

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Will impacted wisdom teeth cause swollen glands/lymph nodes?

Will impacted wisdom teeth cause swollen glands/lymph nodes?

Yes: Impacted wisdom teeth that are symptomatic can contribute to pain and swelling of the lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Ccan a bladder infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

No, it does not: If your groin nodes are enlarged it may be more due to skin infections around the private parts including vaginal infections. ...Read more

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Can a throat yeast infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

Can a throat yeast infection cause swollen lymph nodes?

Unlikely: Yeast infections in throat do not occur in healthy people, only if you have a serious immune deficiency. In that case you will have severe sore throat and that can be associated with enlarged neck lymph nodes. ...Read more

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What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

What lymph nodes swell due to wisdom tooth infection?

Nodal Swelling: Typically the submandibular chain and sometimes the superficial cervical chain, although more rarely, the preauricular chain and buccal. ...Read more

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What types of skin infections will cause swollen lymph nodes?

What types of skin infections will cause swollen lymph nodes?

Many: Viruses as well as bacterial infections can go to the lymph nodes. It is also dependent if the patient has underlying pneumonia, flu, cancer, takes steroids, or has any other medical problems. Usually the antibiotic from your physician can treat the bacterial problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a dental infection to cause swollen lymph nodes under the arm?

Is it possible for a dental infection to cause swollen lymph nodes under the arm?

See a doctor: It is very unlikely but if you have an infected tooth than you need to see a dentist. You must also see a doctor for your swollen lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Could a cracked root canal tooth cause swollen lymph nodes? Had root canal 5 years ago, pain when chewing.

Could a cracked root canal tooth cause swollen lymph nodes? Had root canal 5 years ago, pain when chewing.

Dentist: See your dentist ASAP. Damaged teeth can let bacteria leak into your bloodstream and cause health issues. Enlarged lymph nodes may be a sign that there might be an infection. Take care of this quickly. ...Read more

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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?

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?

See doctor: Most common causes of swollen lymph nodes is infection In region of lymph nodes and cancer. If you have persistent enlarged lymph nodes, see a doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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I heard that deodorant containing propylene glycol could cause swollen lymph nodes. I'm using minoxidil 5% with propylene glycol in the content and experiencing swollen lymph nodes. I'm 100% sure that this minoxidil solution is causing it. Is propylene glyc

I heard that deodorant containing propylene glycol could cause swollen lymph nodes. I'm using minoxidil 5% with propylene glycol in the content and experiencing swollen lymph nodes. I'm 100% sure that this minoxidil solution is causing it. Is propylene glyc

Propylene glycol: PG is considered safe for ingestion by the FDA. There is no evidence linking PG to cancer, illness, or enlarged lymph nodes. Chances are that you read something written by someone with something to sell, such as a PG free product. Regarding your lymph nodes, everybody has them, and they are often palpable, even when completely normal. You are young for male pattern baldness, though. Seek MD advice ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph nodes around the aorta?

What can cause swollen lymph nodes around the aorta?

Nodes: Lots of things can cause enlarged lymph nodes. Generally the ones around the aorta would be enlarged because of processes in the body below their level such as the pelvis or lower extremities. This is not a firm rule however as some systemic problems can also cause it. ...Read more

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Could poor oral hygiene cause swollen lymph nodes?

Could poor oral hygiene cause swollen lymph nodes?

Definitely: Swollen lymph nodes are one of the body's chief ways to ward off disease from infection, tumors, etc. Small lymph vessels connect each node like a string of pearls trapping cellular debris and fluid to be filtered, drained, and diseases destroyed by this lymphatic system located everywhere throughout the body. Poor oral hygiene can lead to infection which drains to the nearby lymph nodes. ...Read more

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Does having a cold cause swollen lymph nodes in your neck?

Does having a cold cause swollen lymph nodes in your neck?

Yes.: This is probably the most common cause of enlarged lymph nodes in the neck. After a patient recovers from the uri, the lymph nodes should cease to enlarge, and then gradually shrink down to their normal size (this sometimes can take 4-6 weeks). If the lymph nodes do not follow this pattern, then you may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Toothache (Definition)

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Swollen Glands (Definition)

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