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I woke up with 2 painful swollen glands , the size of a pea ( little smaller) under my chin . It hurts to eat or chew . It's been a day. What from ?

I woke up with 2 painful swollen glands , the size of a pea ( little smaller) under my chin . It hurts to eat or chew . It's been a day. What from ?

Lymph nodes: Most likely these are submental lymph nodes that drain infection or inflammation in skin of the chin, lower lip and gums, front floor of mouth, lower incisors, and tongue tip. They may be the first indication of canker sore. Location of pain with eating or chewing probably is site of the primary problem. May need dental or ENT eval for definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do you know if your glands are swollen under your chin?

How do you know if your glands are swollen under your  chin?

Evaluation by a : Doctor. If you think there is a swelling in the neck, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My grandpop has been coughing/hacking and now his glands seem swollen?

My grandpop has been coughing/hacking and now his glands seem swollen?

See doctor...: He may have an infection and may need treatment for infection so he should see his doctor. Other etiologies for his cough include bronchospasm from any etiology, gerd, sinus problems or even a combination of these. He needs to see his doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I had an US because my submandibular glands are swollen . It was normal. They r 3.6 & 3.7cm. Should they not do anything else? There's no infectio

I had an US because my submandibular glands are swollen .  It was normal.  They r 3.6 & 3.7cm.  Should they not do anything else?  There's no infectio

Watchful waiting: Most likely the glands are reacting to something although you report no obvious infection. If you are only having the swelling with no other symptoms your doctor will most likely recommend your return in 6 weeks or so for reevaluation ...Read more

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Symptoms of swollen thyroid gland?

Symptoms of swollen thyroid gland?

Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shakiness, palpitations, diarrhea, sweats, nervousness. Underactive symptoms include fatigue, weight gain, constipation, coarse hair and skin. If your gland is enlarged you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

Inflammation: Swollen lymphnodes are caused by things that cause inflamation. This can be infectious: viral or bacterial, chemical exposure, allergies. Tumors can cause swelling: lymphoma or metestatic turmors. ...Read more

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How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: First step see your doctor, after an exam and labs he then will advise you on best treatment and follow up. With out this evaluation you don't know what your dealing with. ...Read more

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