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Tender enlarged lymph node under chin?

Tender enlarged lymph node under chin?

Probably your friend: I've had one since a strep throat in med school. Different people have big lymphoid outposts in different places. They're there to help you, and only if they are clearly abnormal (huge, rock-hard, stuck to something they shouldn't be) should you consider biopsy. ...Read more

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What can I do for an enlarged lymph node on back of head?

What can I do for an enlarged lymph node on back of head?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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White spots on tonsils, lip sore, fatigue and enlarged lymph node only on left side under my chin. No fever. Should I be worried?

White spots on tonsils, lip sore, fatigue and enlarged lymph node only on left side under my chin. No fever. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Sounds like a viral infection involving your tonsils, cold sore on lips, enlarged node and fatigue could all be present during a viral infection. Keep hydrated, treat fevers, rest and symptoms should improve. If symptoms worsen could have bacterial infection and may need throat culture and antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue?

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 more

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Two tender and swollen lymph nodes under chin (one larger than the other) and nausea (severity: mild).

Two tender and swollen lymph nodes under chin (one larger than the other) and nausea (severity: mild).

? Infection: Swollen tender lymph nodes suggest infection in the mouth, throat, tonsils etc. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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Swollen partoid gland, 2 swollen lymph nodes under chin, and severe headache no fever no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

Swollen partoid gland, 2 swollen lymph nodes under chin, and severe headache no fever no other symptoms, what could be wrong?

Needs doctor's: Evaluation, cannot be helped online, your description warrants physical encounter with good history and examination, good luck ...Read more

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Chikenpox can cause neck TB to reoccur again? Got swollen lymph nodes under chin, ear & back of head. Is tb come back or is it due to chikenpox?

Chikenpox can cause neck TB to reoccur again? Got swollen lymph nodes under chin, ear & back of head. Is tb come back or is it due to chikenpox?

Mgt/workup: I would recommend an evaluation for TB. A chest radiograph and possibly cultures are indicated.

When you have chickenpox, there also are lymph nodes which enlarge, but in six weeks should return to normal. ...Read more

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I noticed that my lymph node under chin (which I could always feel) feels larger and tender. What could be wrong?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Gums are puffy &hurt by molars (right). Hurts to eat. Lymph node under chin on same side hurts too. Feels like soon whole right side will puff up : (?

Gums are puffy &hurt by molars (right). Hurts to eat. Lymph node under chin on same side hurts too. Feels like soon whole right side will puff up : (?

Dental infection: Dental infection will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of the dental infection is a tooth infection or combination of tooth-gum infection. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Dental infection is a curable condition. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node under chin size of a pea from 3weeks. It is movable and soft and my blood test and urine test are normal. Tensed please help?

I have a swollen lymph node under chin size of a pea from 3weeks. It is movable and soft and my blood test and urine test are normal. Tensed please help?

Observe for now.: Lymph nodes in the neck or under the jaw usually enlarge due to infections, and will regress in time. With no symptoms, the lymph node soft and less than 1 cm, it can be observed for up to 3 months. If it increases in size, is tender or associated with other symptoms such as fever, night sweats or weight loss, or if additional lymph nodes become enlarged, then a biopsy might be needed. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under chin and left eye lid swollen and very painful. What do I do?

Swollen lymph node under chin and left eye lid swollen and very painful. What do I do?

Could be a sty: It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen left eyelid and very painful. No bumps. Also left lymph node under chin is very tender and swollen? What could this be?

Could be a sty: It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under chin for 4 months. Had CT, doc said was fine. Size of small pea. Why still swollen? Not sick. Overall health great. Worry?!?

Stop worrying: Mine's the size of a large lima bean and I've had it since second year of med school. If it's staying the same size and isn't obviously fixed to important stuff, just forget about it. You'd be amazed how many people have these -- a majority of folks have a small pea-sizer or two. ...Read more

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Under chin left side hurting 2weeks. Felt better for 3 days and hurting again. Lymph node?

Under chin left side hurting 2weeks. Felt better for 3 days and hurting again. Lymph node?

Possible: If it is a lymph node, it may be reactive to infection. Another possibility is that it may be due to a blocked salivary duct causing salivary gland to be swollen. See u r md or an ENT specialist! ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node (~quarter size) right side under chin. Hurts to touch and when head tilts to left or back (skin presses at it stretches). 2 days?

Infectious: Swollen tender lymph nodes over a several day perior probably represents an infectious etiology. These particular lymph nodes can become swollen due to infections within the mouth. Mono and other viral ilness can cause a similar picture. Persistant swollen lymph nodes warrent evaluation and biopsy to exclude a lymphoma. ...Read more

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I have slightly enlarged lymph node under jaw, what do I do?

I have slightly enlarged lymph node under jaw, what do I do?

Follow: If you have a infection and the lymph nodes (lns) resolve, it is from the infection. If you don't have an obvious infection and they are: growing, painful, or worrisome -- then see a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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Why do I have extremely enlarged lymph node under the jaw?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge/harden in response to the inflammation created when they react. ...Read more

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What are the causes of extremely enlarged lymph node under the jaw?

What are the causes of extremely enlarged lymph node under the jaw?

Many causes: Too hard to tell here. All require investigation and treatment, so you best go see a doctor. ...Read more

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Just woke up with what seems to be enlarged lymph node under left jaw. Not very movable, but soft. Not visabilly noticeable. Lymphoma? 26 yo f.

Unlikely: Lymph nodes that 'pop up' suddenly are not likely from lymphoma. If lymph nodes remain enlarged for 4-6 weeks, then they need to be evaluated by a medical professional. Lymph nodes in the region of the jaw might indicate mouth or teeth problems. ...Read more

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Very enlarged lymph node under ear for around 6 months. Getting bigger and harder everyday. Sometimes achy. Visible and about size of 2.5 CM diameter.

Very enlarged lymph node under ear for around 6 months. Getting bigger and harder everyday. Sometimes achy. Visible and about size of 2.5 CM diameter.

See physician: This may be a serious problem or it could be a something very benign. I think you need to see your physician or go to walk in center. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged lymph node under my left ear could this be a cyst? And why did it just randomly pop up? How can I make it go away?

I have an enlarged lymph node under my left ear could this be a cyst? And why did it just randomly pop up? How can I make it go away?

Get it checked: Difficult to say why anything like that "pops up" with no reason. There are typically causes of these types of things, and a review of the history with your doctor can help reveal the cause and the solution to the problem. See a doctor soon. ...Read more