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Doctor insights on: Glands Just Under My Jaw On The Right Side Side Always Seem Larger And Tender

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What can cause sore glands under the jaw?

What can cause sore glands under the jaw?

Many things: Many things including strep throat, mono, lymphoma, infected teeth. More history needed. See your MD ASAP. ...Read more

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Why does the gland under my jaw swell up when I have a "cold sore"?

Why does the gland under my jaw swell up when I have a "cold sore"?

Lymphadenopathy: You may be referring to a lymph node. The lymphatic system helps to drain infectious material. The lymph node can become swollen in response to an infection/ inflammation in the area it drains. ...Read more

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My glands in my neck under my jaw have been feeling abit tender for the last week or so. Not really sore, but uncomfortable when I push on them. Is it something I need to see the doctor for?

My glands in my neck under my jaw have been feeling abit tender for the last week or so. Not really sore, but uncomfortable when I push on them. Is it something I need to see the doctor for?

Would be useful: To your doctor. You may choose to watch and wait. You may feel the nodes every couple of weeks, if any of the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, or lose weight, you should see a doctor.
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What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

What is the reason for a blunt soreness in the area right under my jaw in the back. It might be my submandibular gland, what causes that sort of pain?

Infection, stones: Hello, the submandibular gland can swell and become tender from infection or small stones that can form in the ducts of the glands. You can try massage, increased fluids and lemon drops. The soreness could also be a swollen tender lymph node. I encourage you to be checked if it doesn't resolve within a few days or if you get acutely worse. ...Read more

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What are possible causes for a one sided large, soft, non tender swelling palpable under the jaw or in the back of the throat? No fever, rash, lesion

What are possible causes for a one sided large, soft, non tender swelling palpable under the jaw or in the back of the throat? No fever, rash, lesion

Not tumor: In addition to dr. Zapanta's explanations, would comment that tumors are hard, not soft (lymphoma typically ruber-hard, carcinoma just hard). Inflammation secondary to infection may be the most common cause if its tender... ...Read more

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I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

I have a painful sore on my gums where my teeth end and I have a painful lump under my jaw on the right side. What do I do?

See a dentist: From what you are describing, it seems like its canker sore but in a severe form. The lump underneath your jaw could be swollen lymph node. Cannot say anything for sure but you need to see a dentist or even a physician to see if you have a viral infection ...Read more

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Dull continuous ache under my jaw on the left side (could be gland or lymph node) & up toward my ear. Duration of 3 days. Should I get it checked out?

Dull continuous ache under my jaw on the left side (could be gland or lymph node) & up toward my ear. Duration of 3 days. Should I get it checked out?

Pain under jaw: Pain under or around the jaw can be due to: TMJ (joint issues); dental issues (misalignment, cavity, abscess); if a mass is present, consider: infection, tumor (benign or malignant); severe pain down toward neck can be more serious and requires immediate treatment; referred pain to or from an ear issue is also possible. An MD can help you determine cause. Dr. Rex Ruiz in Centerville is honest MD. ...Read more

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1 gland under the jaw only on one side swells and hurts to touch every so often should I worry?

1 gland under the jaw only on one side swells and hurts to touch every so often should I worry?

Sialoadenitias: Swelling of the glands under the jaw may indicate infection of the Submandibular Gland and blockage of the salivary gland. Moist heat and antibiotics are likely treatments. ...Read more

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I have pain in my glands on the right side of my neck, under my jaw and all the way down, that hurts particular when I palpitate the area and swallow.

I have pain in my glands on the right side of my neck, under my jaw and all the way down, that hurts particular when I palpitate the area and swallow.

Tender neck lymph no: For how long, did you had a similar event in the past?
Do you have any R side tenderness along the pharynx, tonsil, ear, TM joint,
Any other area with enlarged lymph nodes?
Has the size enlarged? Any evidence of infection?
You need to see a Doc, have a good examination, have an aspiration of the content of a lymph node for: culture and cytology.
please let me know. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland under my chin and on the left side of my jaw. I also have a cold sore on the left side of my bottom lip that is in some pain too. I've dealt with cold sores for around like ten year, but never had swollen glands. Just a little conce

I have a swollen gland under my chin and on the left side of my jaw. I also have a cold sore on the left side of my bottom lip that is in some pain too. I've dealt with cold sores for around like ten year, but never had swollen glands. Just a little conce

Lymph nodes: Your gland could be swollen for a number of reasons. Activation of the virus that causes the ulcers on your lip or any other weakening of your immune system that led to the cold sores showing up. If you glands stay swollen for more than 2 weeks, go see your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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I crashed on my dirt bike yesterday and I think my helmet or shoulder jammed into my jaw. My gland under my jaw is swollen now on my right side.

I crashed on my dirt bike yesterday and I think my helmet or shoulder jammed into my jaw. My gland under my jaw is swollen now on my right side.

Go to the ER: Without seeing you I can’t tell whether you're referring to simple soft tissue injury or something more serious but there are enough serious possibilities from what you describe that I wouldn't wait around any longer. You could have a jaw fracture, salivary gland injury, and/or even infection which if combined with the other injuries or under your tongue could be a disaster. Go to the ER now! ...Read more

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What would indicate swollen glands on both side under the jaw without other symptoms?

What would indicate swollen glands on both side under the jaw without other symptoms?

Many choices: This could be swollen lymph nodes they can react to many factors. Need to be examined and the md will decide on other tests based on a hstory exam and lab tests. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md. ...Read more

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Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

DO YOU HAVE MS?: Not clear what is going on with you, but the arm pain and numbness could indicate peripheral nerve problems from neck or shoulder, and the extensive numbness might suggest spinal cord compression in neck. Although pain very frequent in ms, your description suggests a different etiology. See you doctor and explore causation. ...Read more

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Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

Pain in glands under my jaw after drinking alcohol. Strong radiating pain in right arm. Slight numbness on right side from face to waist. Ms pain?

Don't drink alcohol!: You already have a condition which has adverse effects on your nervous system, and you are adding a drug which has very well-known adverse effects on the nervous system as well. Talk to your neurologist. Alcohol should not be a regular part of your life. While an occasional drink may not cause any problems, multiple drinks or more regular drinking certainly CAN. ...Read more

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Glands in the back of my neck, under my jaw, behind my ear, in my arm pit and in my groin all on right side an have been enlarged for over a year. Why

Glands in the back of my neck, under my jaw, behind my ear, in my arm pit and in my groin all on right side an have been enlarged for over a year. Why

Get them checked: Swollen lymph nodes can be related to an infection and can be enlarged in certain areas of our body, such as the groin and arm pits normally. They are here to defend the body from infections. But, you should have them checked if it has been a year to rule out other causes of lymph node enlargement. Lymphoma is unlikely in the absence of other systemic symptoms such as fever and weight loss. ...Read more

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Sore left side from behind ear to below jaw into throat. Believe glands are swelling. What's up?

Sore left side from behind ear to below jaw into throat. Believe glands are swelling. What's up?

Throat vs TMJ: Throat problem vs TMJ. Other TMJ signs are joint clicking, limited oral opening, painful chewing, headaches. TMJ sometimes feels swollen without swelling. See oral surgeon for diagnosis. If TMJ, ask for referral to TMJ exper. ...Read more

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I got over mono last month and now have a sore throat with clear phlegm and a small bump on the right side of my neck under my jaw. Is it still mono?

I got over mono last month and now have a sore throat with clear phlegm and a small bump on the right side of my neck under my jaw. Is it still mono?

Probably not: When the body fights back at mono the lymph nodes in your neck swell to produce antibodies. The tissue of the throat will need time to heal. Your symptoms sound more like a new irritation - body responding by coating area with phlegm and the lymph node responding with antibodies. Gargle warm salt water and rest. If still a problem after week or rapidly worsening symptoms see MD ...Read more

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Painful right sided throat pain. Hurts to swallow. No fever. Glands don't feel up but feels tender under that side of jaw? Thanks.

Painful right sided throat pain. Hurts to swallow. No fever. Glands don't feel up but feels tender under that side of jaw? Thanks.

Any Dental Problems?: A dental problem/infection could be a possible cause for your right sided throat pain. If you have symptoms associated with any of the your teeth in the lower jaw on the right side, you may want to have an evaluation with your dentist. If there is no tooth related symptoms, you should see you family physician. ...Read more

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The gland on the right side of my neck is very tender to the touch and hurts when I move my head certain ways. What could this be?

The gland on the right side of my neck is very tender to the touch and hurts when I move my head certain ways. What could this be?

Swollen Glands: Glands in the neck are often from infections in the mouth throat or skin of the face head and neck. If no obvious source is present have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more