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Doctor insights on: Congenital Swollen Optic Gland

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What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

Really the same: If your lymph nodes are swollen, this is usually due to an inflammatory response to infection. ...Read more

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My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong ?

My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong ?

Sore throat?: Do you mean the right side of your throat? Likely, a upper respiratory infection is about to start or is being fought-off. If it has been swollen for more than a a month see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Can TMJ feel like swollen gland?

Possible: Inflammation of the TMJ would indicate severe trauma or damage (i hope this is not the case). Possibly it is another structure that is swollen, get an evaluation with your dentist! ...Read more

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Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Infection, cancer: Lymph nodes swell when they 'catch' a virus or bacteria. Immune cells multiply to fight the infx, causing swelling of the node(s). U can have 1 swell without other symptoms of illness. If it persists > 2-3 wks, get checked out. If a node is painful, it's more likely due to infx than something like cancer. The nodes 'catch' cancer cells that multiply & enlarge the ever-growing nodes. ...Read more

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What can I do to address swollen submandibular glands?

What can I do to address swollen submandibular glands?

See a doctor.......: See a doctor, may need to see a dentist....Blood count, jaw xray. ...Read more

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Symptoms of swollen thyroid gland?

Symptoms of swollen thyroid gland?

Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shakiness, palpitations, diarrhea, sweats, nervousness. Underactive symptoms include fatigue, weight gain, constipation, coarse hair and skin. If your gland is enlarged you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

Inflammation: Swollen lymphnodes are caused by things that cause inflamation. This can be infectious: viral or bacterial, chemical exposure, allergies. Tumors can cause swelling: lymphoma or metestatic turmors. ...Read more

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How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: First step see your doctor, after an exam and labs he then will advise you on best treatment and follow up. With out this evaluation you don't know what your dealing with. ...Read more

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Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Could be both: Probably soft tissue/fat tissue- but it could be either one. If in doubt, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. ...Read more