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Ear Plugged Caused Swollen Gland
What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen
It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not.. ...Read more
Possibly: Autoimmune thyroiditis (hashimoto's) can be associated with diffuse enlargement of lymph nodes, including those behind the ears. Other systemic symptoms may occur. ...Read more
I think I have a swollen gland in my throat. Which one would be the one that affects the ear and what can cause this?
Yes: Certain adenoviruses can cause these problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
I think I have a swollen gland below my left ear lobe, right next to the top of my jaw. My ear burns also. Hurts to look up/down. How to treat? Cause?
I have sore swollen gland underneath the ear, cheek swollen inside mouth and bad taste in the mouth. What would cause this? Dentist or dr. Problem?
Parotitis: Parotitis is an inflammation of the parotid gland, which is a salivary gland on the side of the face just in front of and under the ear. Given the associated bad taste, i suspect you may have a bacterial infection of that gland and a course of antibiotics is recommended. You can see your primary care physician for this problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have swollen lymp node or gland repeating upper neck my doc said its nothing cause did CT scan 2 yrs ago,also same time popping ears for last 2mnth went to ENT told me allergies need another opinio?
If it will enhance: Your peace of mind, then yes, a second opinion is always a good idea. Suggest starting with a general internal medicine doc to consult. Bring in the medical records, imaging and schedule specifically for a consult to review your case. If you give lab and radiology data, as well as a focused history of these issues, your consulting doc should be well equips to render an opinion. Please read comment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?
Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I recently had my ears cleaned in bangkok at a salon. Could this be the cause of a now swollan gland under my right ear? No pain but hurts if I press
Had a root canal 2 mos ago and still have residual infection. I was told abx are not needed. Could this cause my glands to be swollen and ear to hurt?
The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?
May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days , seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more
Yazmin(birth controll pill) can cause swollen glands head? or other part of body 3/4 months of use?
No: No- seek a medical examination and blood testing. ...Read more
I have a permanently (last 8 years) swollen gland behind one ear which feels hard to the touch. Do i need to get it looked at?
Yes, it could be: Lymph node, cyst, infection, or even tumor. A doctor should look at it. I doubt that it is anything serious if it has been there for 8 years and never caused any problems, but you never know. ...Read more
My 4 y o son has a swollen gland behind his left ear, its hard and he says it hurts, what should I do?
Hi, my ears are in pain, my glands feel swollen and it hurts when I try and swallow. (I'm in Australia) anything I can take or do?
I have a swollen gland under my right ear which is hard and firm and can move when touched but nothing came up in recent bloods. Should I worry?
Follow: Did Pcp feel it!? Probably after a local infection-and may get smaller over time. If enlarging see ENT! ...Read more
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