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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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I have painful but not enlarge lymph node under jaw enlarge(bean size)i have also sore throat, earache, mouth ulcer, itchy tinea barbae. What shuld i do?

I have painful but not enlarge lymph node under jaw enlarge(bean size)i have also sore throat, earache, mouth ulcer, itchy tinea barbae. What shuld i do?

See a doctor: You need to see your family doctor or an ENT asap and if they don't find anything your next stop should be at your dentist. Do not wait. See a doctor immediately. ...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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Can my wisdom tooth be causing the enlarged lymph node under my jaw?

Can my wisdom tooth be causing the enlarged lymph node under my jaw?

Yes, but: Yes, if infected. However, in your age group. Don't assume it is a wisdom tooth problem. See an ENT doc to make sure you don't have a tumor. ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph node? I am a sixteen year old female. I've had something bulging from under my jaw for two weeks now. I've noticed it getting larger quickly, also becoming more and more painful. My friend said it might be a swollen lymph node. I've done so

Enlarged lymph node? I am a sixteen year old female. I've had something bulging from under my jaw for two weeks now. I've noticed it getting larger quickly, also becoming more and more painful. My friend said it might be a swollen lymph node. I've done so

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. However, a lymph node can become enlarged for more reasons that a sore throat or cough. An infection of a gum, a canker sore - these are just a couple of examples. Lymph nodes drain areas of inflammation or infection. I am glad that you will be seeing the doctor tommorrow, so that it can be properly assessed and diagnosed. Take care. ...Read more

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I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands. Could it be HIV or some other dise?

I have an enlarged lymph node near my jaw. I have earaches and I also feel pain in my legs, arms, feet, and hands.  Could it be HIV or some other dise?

Get tested: If you have high risk sexual behavior or use IV illicit drugs, get tested. Don't wait for symptoms because you might not have them until really late. Only one lymph node is not very dangerous but i would have a consultation with the physician to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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