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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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3 weeks since infected tooth pulled swollen gland under jaw 2 months day 4 clindamycin finally reduced inflammation how many more days before normal?

3 weeks since infected tooth pulled swollen gland under jaw 2 months day 4 clindamycin finally reduced inflammation how many more days before normal?

Oral infection: It sounds like the antibiotic is working and your swelling is decreasing. You did not say anything about pain. Were you taking a different antibiotic after the extraction and before starting clindamycin? Talk to the extracting dentist about your healing and any concerns your have. They know your situation best and can give you the best advice. ...Read more

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Hi, my left gland right below my jaw is tender to the touch. it's been like this for about week...any ideas?

Hi,  my left gland right below my jaw is tender to the touch. it's been like this for about week...any ideas?

Lymph node: Likely a lymph node that is swollen and possibly infected. You may need an antibiotic and steroid to fix the problem. See your doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

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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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Hi my glands under my jaw line are swollen and my gums where my bottom 2 wisdom teeth will come through are swollen and is affecting my hearing help?

Hi my glands under my jaw line are swollen and my gums where my bottom 2 wisdom teeth will come through are swollen and is affecting my hearing help?

Infection ?: Very possible. Those wisdom teeth may need to be extracted. Please call a dentist for an emergency appointment. Swelling in the throat can soon become life threatening. ...Read more

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I hve dsturbance both side of the neck below the jaw abve adams and numbness in where it is through my nose and cheeks is it salivary gland infection?

I hve dsturbance both side of the neck below the jaw abve adams and numbness in where it is through my nose and cheeks is it salivary gland infection?

Possibly: Can also be infected tooth, toxic reaction to your pesticide exposure, neurologic problem, infected gums, and so many other possibilities. May be more than one cause. See a well qualified Dentist and a well qualified Physician for examinations and treatment decisions. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in left side of throat under jaw for over 1 month. I had a tooth infection bottom left removed last week can this be serious?

Swollen gland  in left side of throat under jaw for over 1 month. I had a tooth infection bottom left removed last week can this be serious?

Possible infection: May be an infection involving a lymph node. May also be an infected salivary gland. In either case, you should see a doctor. May need some antibiotics. ...Read more

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