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Infected tooth almost down to the bone removed 3 weeks ago back molar still swollen gland under jaw 3 diff anti biotics not responsive no other sympto?

Infected tooth almost down to the bone removed 3 weeks ago back molar still swollen gland under jaw 3 diff anti biotics not responsive no other sympto?

See Doctor again.: After 3 weeks I would have expected some improvement of swollen glands. It depends if you have pain, fever, tenderness. May be the antibiotics are not working, or you may have an abscess. You need to see your Doctor to evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Swollen gland under jaw had infected tooth removed from that area 2 months ago CT scan negative is this somthing to worry about does CT scan rule out?

Swollen gland under jaw had infected tooth removed from that area 2 months ago CT scan negative is this somthing to worry about does CT scan rule out?

Node: Ct scans describe the nodes and are helpful in deciding If they are something to worry about. Sometimes we put people on antibiotics or biopsy the node with a needle Check it with an ent ...Read more

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Had infected tooth removed 1 1/2 months ago back left molar now gland under jaw has been swollen since CT scan negative how long will it take pass?

Had infected tooth removed 1 1/2 months ago back left molar now gland under jaw has been swollen since CT scan negative how long will it take pass?

Get this checked: potentially when an infected tooth is extracted, there can be pathogens left behind in the bone...If the infection in the molar area drains, the most common site is to the submandibular lymph nodes. There is No guarantee that your immune system will resolve this. Get this checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?

When should a swollen tender jaw gland, 1 inch visible bump, plus a red infected tender slightly pussy spot next to nose prompt a doctor visit?

Now: It sounds like this may well be a staphylococcal boil and this is a bad spot from which organisms can disseminate. The swollen tender lymph node is also concerning. Please see a doctor and get this managed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would I know if had a jaw infection my jaw been hurting over a month on augmentin shouldn't it be better if infe worried bad afraid lose jaw ?

Would I know if had a jaw infection my jaw been hurting over a month on augmentin shouldn't it be better if infe worried bad afraid lose jaw ?

Jaw infection?: What is keeping you from seeing a dentist? Who prescribed the Augmentin, or did you take it on your own? Make an appointment to see a dentist or an oral surgeon and find out why you are in pain. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the gland under your jaw called?

Can you please explain the gland under your jaw called?

Salivary gland?: In the case of salivary gland, if they (bilaterally) are under your jaw, they are submandibular glands. If they are under your tongue, they are sublingual glands. Are you referring to salivary glands or lymph nodes where the swelling in the submandibular area may indicated lymphadenopathy and infection? ...Read more

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What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

See a dentist ASAP: Often it is difficult to determine a single cause, but contributing factors may be: gum infection, TMJ or a dental abscess. You can take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC, but dental exam and treatment is still needed. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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