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What is associated with swollen glands in the neck and throat?

What is associated with swollen glands in the neck and throat?

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

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...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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What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph glands in the throat?

What are the causes of slightly swollen lymph glands in the throat?

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. The 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 in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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What causes swollen glands in throat and neck?

What causes swollen glands in throat and neck?

Swollen: Usually infections but rarely cancers, lymphomas , leukemia, . ...Read more

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What are the causes of swollen lymphnodes in the jaw and neck area in children?

What are the causes of swollen lymphnodes in the jaw and neck area in children?

Infection: Swollen lymph nodes are usually a result of an infection. The lymph nodes swell because they are part of the immune systems attempt to fight off an infection. Different lymph nodes protect different parts of the body. If a swollen node persists, is red or very tender, or if it keeps getting bigger, have your child checked by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more

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In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

In strep throat, can only one of your glands in the throat swell up?

Sure : Sxs of strep throat can include: large, red painful tonsils with white exudates; small red dots on the roof of the mouth; swollen lymph nodes on the neck; fever, headache, rash, difficulty swallowing, fatigue & rash. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more

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What enlarges glands in the back of the neck?

What enlarges glands in the back of the neck?

Often infections: We have only few glands in the back of neck and swelling/lumps you feel are often from sebaceous cyst, which if infected can cause pain and may look like the one in picture here. Lymphnodes are typically small and mobile but can get larger and sore if there is infection near-by the area. If it is bothering you, get it checked. Boil can be lanced and you may need antibiotic. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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So swollen glands occur in the back of the neck?

Get an exam: Need a checkup for an exam and porbably blood tests. Could be many things or nothing. ...Read more

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What illness leads to sore bumps on the back of tongue and in throat?

What illness leads to sore bumps on the back of tongue and in throat?

Many things can: Get a rx for Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) from your dentist. This is a liquid that you can have soak (now swish) in you mouth to disable bacteria and assist in the healing of irritated and sore tissue. The nih results was that this solution will soak into the tissue and time release over the next 12 hours. ...Read more

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What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.

What illnesses involve swollen glands, a sore throat, and white blisters in the back of your throat? There are puss pockets on both sides of throat, but only the right side of my throat hurts and is swollen.

This : This sounds like strep throat. However the "white blisters" on your throat are worrisome. The concern is a peritonsilar abscess, which is an emergency that needs to be addressed right away. Seek medical attention asap if you have not done so already. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen glands in the face and just under the jaw?

Possible tumor: Area under jaw called submandibular area. Swollen glands most often from primry tumor of floor of mouth or lateral tongue on the involved side. Swelling occassional from throat infection or lymphoma but one should be sure the swelling is not a primary lesion of the submaxillary gland in the same region ...Read more

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I have a cut in the back of my mouth on the gums where the lower jaw meets the upper acompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the jaw and a sore throat ?

I have a cut in the back of my mouth on the gums where the lower jaw meets the upper acompanied by swollen lymph nodes in the jaw and a sore throat ?

See dentist: You may have an abscess somewhere in the oral cavity leading to the enlarged node. It is important that you get the mouth examined by starting out with your dentist who can take it from there. ...Read more

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What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

Infection etc.: The swelling process found is equivalent to inflammation which will take time to resolve. ...Read more

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Chronic sinusitis and post nasal dripping which lead to tonsillitis and lymph nodes on the throat and lymph nodes a little swells in the armpit.?

Chronic sinusitis and post nasal dripping which lead to tonsillitis and lymph nodes on the throat and lymph nodes a little swells in the armpit.?

Be seen: Your symptoms, especially of they have been present for more than 10 days, likely represent a bacterial infection and antibiotics would be needed. Your primary md would be a great place to start. ...Read more

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What makes lumps in the back of throat?

What makes lumps in the back of throat?

It depends: It depends on where and what type of lump. If it is on the back of the tongue it could be type of lingual tonsil or normal tissue. It could be a blocked salavary gland swollen tonsels or in the worse case cancer anyway they should be checked if last longer than two weeks and are new. ...Read more