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Enlarged Lymph Node Under Jaw
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
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?
Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw and down neck. Dead tooth with infection. Root canal scheduled in 3 weeks. Should nodes go down with just penicillin?
Penicillin is good: The infection in your tooth will be controlled with taking penicillin. You can tell if your toothache has gone away. Lymph nodes may take longer time to settle down if they are enlarged due to infection. But there can also be other causes for enlargement of your lymph nodes if they persist beyond 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
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
Many causes: Too hard to tell here. All require investigation and treatment, so you best go see a doctor. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had an enlarged lymph node near my jaw for over a month. My legs and arms hurt and I also have earaches. What could this be?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Enlarged lymph nodes under both sides of jaw. Dentist found infection via X-ray. Penicillin for 7 out of the 10 day course No change in node size. ?
Enlarged, painless lymph nodes under my ear, jaw and sides of my trachea. Experiencing fatigue, sleepless and hairloss. Blood tests all normal.
Probably need biopsy: Painless enlarged lymph nodes that are multiple should be evaluated further. Blood tests alone are likely not sufficient. It sounds like several of them might be quite accessible. I would recommend being evaluated by an ENT surgeon who can do a biopsy of one of these lymph nodes to look for possible lymphoma or other disorders that involve enlarged lymph nodes ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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 arm where I got the flu shot. I also have an enlarged lymph node in my abdomen. Can these two be related?
Lab work 4 physical this week: CBC, all normal but Immature Granulocytes showed up 0.3. Coincidentally, enlarged lymph node under ear too Is this bad?
Uncertain could be: This could be an infection somewhere. You will need to followup with your physician. ...Read more