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Gland in neck under jaw ?

Gland in neck under jaw


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Glands: There are number of causes why glands can swell up though commonest reason is infection and they usually settle down over a period of 2-3 weeks .If you don't know why you have glands and they are persisting please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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My right gland in neck is always swollen, gets worse when I have a cold but i can always feel it there. Last 2 days stiff neck and more swollen, normal?

My right gland in neck is always swollen, gets worse when I have a cold but i can always feel it there. Last 2 days stiff neck and more swollen, normal?

Slight infection: The glands in your neck are lymphatic glands. Lymphatics basically take the fluid between the cells and send them to glands with white blood cells. If the white blood cells find an infection (virus, bacteria) they multiple and your gland gets bigger. So during a cold the glands can get bigger. This is normal. If you are concerned you could go to your doctor and he/she can check by feeling them ...Read more

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What causes swollen glands in neck and throat?

What causes swollen glands in neck and throat?

Infection: As a tooth, or oral infection of the lower teeth. ...Read more

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Could a rotting tooth cause painful glands in neck off and on for MONTHS? Sometimes the pain feels like it's around collarbone.

Could a rotting tooth cause painful glands in neck off and on for MONTHS? Sometimes the pain feels like it's around collarbone.

It can: It could be referred pain or a spreading infection. You already know for months that the tooth needs to be treated... Why are you waiting? See a dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Regarding my 5yr old with high liver levels, her glands on neck are swollen and so is her the glands on her groin , wcc was 22 but is down back to 11?

Regarding my 5yr old with high liver levels, her glands on neck are swollen and so is her the glands on her groin , wcc was 22 but is down back to 11?

Helps a little: I answered your previous question about your daughter. Knowing glands are enlarged helps a little, makes me think more towards an acute infection mononucleosis, but still not enough information about her history and exam to really say much. Is there a reason her doctors aren't saying anything to you about what they think? They are really best situated to give you a full assessment of her condition ...Read more

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Is it possible for a pimple to cause a swollen lymph gland in neck?

Is it possible for a pimple to cause a swollen lymph gland in neck?

If it gets infected: Lymph nodes swell up to help protect the body from outside invasions like infections. If this is not the case your physician can tell about other causes on your examination. ...Read more

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What I it when the glands from neck , throat and underarms get inflamed?

What I it when the glands from neck , throat and underarms get inflamed?

Need exam!: It's hard to know without examining you. The glands you feel are lymph nodes. If they are enlarged and sore, that can mean you have an infection. The glands in your neck and throat drain your sinuses, head, throat & mouth. The glands in your armpits drain your arms/hands or chest/breasts. Enlarged glands are also a sign of cancer, particularly lymphoma, so you really need to see a doctor! ...Read more

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Can sinus cause my glands in neck to swell? It's under my jaw and middle of neck now

Can sinus cause my glands in neck to swell? It's under my jaw and middle of neck now

Possibly: If the infection is severe enough extension of gland swelling can occur. You should be seen be a doctor if not on antibiotics already. ...Read more