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Possibly: Botox therapy may be helpful for you. You may also need splint therapy... A night guard that you wear to reduce clenching or grinding your teeth which works the muscles and makes them larger. Your dentist and oral surgeon will work together to make this therapy work well for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can pharyngitis cause enlarged jaw lymph nodes? For longer period. Or can tonsillar stone can cause enlarged jaw lymph node?
Yes, to both.: Certainly, pharyngitis can cause enlargement of lower jaw lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can become enlarged and tender in response to any regional or local infection. Keep taking your antibiotics and find out the results of your throat culture! See your doctor if you don't steadily improve. Get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have acromegaly is it poss to just grow taller but have NO other growth changes--enlarged jaw, nose, hands, feet (shoe size now smaller), etc.?
Finished growing?: A person can grow taller if she has not finished growing. A person cannot grow taller if she has already finished growing. Height growth finishes during the late teen years, or occasionally to age 21 or 22. There are internet stories of people growing taller at older ages, but those are science fiction stories... may be fun reading, but that's it. ...Read more
Relative: All things pertaining to size in anatomy are relative to other surrounding anatomical structures. A perfectly average size lower jaw may seem large if the skull or the upper jaw are small(er). It is all a matter of proportion. Large is only large relative to the position and function with neighboring bones, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend a dental tech. He says I have largest impression he ever took in 20 years. Does this mean I have a large jaw?
Im not sure if maybe if your born with micrognathia. To get a large jaw can exercise some certain muscle for it?
No: Micrognathia (actual definition micro=small gnathia=jaw) is rarely associated with environmental fetal issues and in the vast majority genetic factors, both result in being present at birth. There are no known exercises or any functional way of changing this until the proper stage of growth allows surgical intervention. Surgery is the only way of correcting micrognathia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Masseter Hypertrophy: Enlarged masseter muscles can be treated with Botox to help reduce, over time, the bulk of the muscle. People who have a primary problem of clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth, may want to seek advice from a dentist to be fit for a night guard to help prevent this. I don't know of any other good interventions, however. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Depends: You need to consult with an Oral-maxillary Surgeon and Dentist to determine the exact procedure, professional fees, hospital fees and post-surgical care involved in your case. Recovery time can vary. You will have additional restrictions in driving/operating machinery/or work while you are recovering, which must be considered in the "cost". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not a good idea: In general because over-exercising the jaw muscles (masseters, as in case of brad pitt) could end up overloading the chewing apparatus/jaw joint. I'm afraid brad was just naturally endowed unlike most of us! ...Read more
When i press my tonsils then yellowish exudate comes . no fever no inflammation of tonsils. It comes in crypts sometimes. Enlarge right jaw lymph node?
Please...: Do not press on your tonsils! There is no reason to do so, and if you had an infection you can spread it that way! Cryptic tonsils are not necessarily calling for treatment. You probably have an elnlarged right jaw lymph because to pressed on the area. Now I would recommend you see a Dr. You might need treatment. ...Read more
If i Press tonsils yellowish exudate comes.sometime seen in crypts.enlarged right jaw lymph node.throat feel tight.no inflamation of tonsil no fever?
Tonsil: Could be tonsil stone but would see an ENT to check it out because of the lymph node. Gargle with salt water until you do. ...Read more
Lower jaw enlarged excessively & can.T bite his food properly. Both jaws remains apart when tries to close his mouth. Heavy pain at joint of both jaws?
If this is an : Acute change, you should go to the er. If not, consult with an oro-maxillo-facial surgeon. ...Read more
My 5 yo son has had a small moveable lymph node on his neck. No pain. Only symptoms sneezing. Tonight I noticed nodes under jaw enlarged both sides? Worry?
Reactive nodes: enlarged lymph nodes can be reactive from any upper respiratory infection, viral syndrome or from local drainage. It is not unusual for these nodes to even persist for 6 months or more. If there are no other symptoms, I would not be too concerned. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore enlarged glands under jaw for 5 months no other symptoms. When get really upset sinuses become sore and no blocked. What is it?
Infection?: Lymph nodes (glands) usually enlarge when they work hard to fight off infections. Five months is a long time to go w/o checking w/ a doctor for the cause. There are other things under jaws - salivary glands, thyroid, etc. Have an exam - perhaps see an ENT specialist. Something is not right and it's not self-correcting so far. Best wishes! ...Read more