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Infected Tooth Enlarged Spleen
Definitely, yes: A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that's caused by a bacterial infection. Tooth infections can spread to other areas of the mouth and cause extensive tooth loss, or compromise the immune system – and although rare, may become life threatening. The swollen glands of the neck and enlarged lymph nodes are common symptoms of the tooth abscess. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It can. Please seek medical evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
No. : That's pretty far away Usually lymph modes in the same region will swell. But not far away in the neck. ...Read more
Dentist said salivary ducts are clogged in mouth. Submandibular salivary gland increases & decreases in size. Adjacent lymph node swollen. Infection?
CTshows Spleen 17cm ,small Axillary Lymph nodes, retroperitoneal lymph nodes& mesentric lymph node noted, normal blood count &bone marrow,no infection?
Many possibilities: The combination of enlarged spleen and internal lymph nodes could be any of several infections (mononucleosis, syphilis, HIV, and several others, of course depeding on risk); inflammatory conditions like sarcoidosis; various malignancies like lymphoma and others. The doctor(s) who have been evaluating this problem and requested the CT scan are the only ones who can answer accurately. Good luck. ...Read more
Usually not: Most swollen lymph nodes appearing in the neck are due to clinical oral neoplasms or overt intraoral infections. When an abscess develops in teeth a localized swelling appears in the maxilla or mandible without lymphatic spread to nodes. Rather one of the major complications is vascular invasion by the bacteria to cause cardiac complications including ruptured valves. ...Read more
Unlikely: Sneezing can have some significant effects, but i was unable to find a published case where the spleen was affected. For more examples of severe effects from sneezing, see by blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/12/sneezing-can-be-hazardous-to-your-health/. ...Read more
Possible, but rare: Skin infections of the earlobe rarely spread to the parotid, but may spread to the skin above the parotid. ...Read more
Can pharyngitis cause enlarged jaw lymph nodes? For longer period. Or can tonsillar stone can cause enlarged jaw lymph node?
Yes, to both.: Certainly, pharyngitis can cause enlargement of lower jaw lymph nodes. Lymph nodes can become enlarged and tender in response to any regional or local infection. Keep taking your antibiotics and find out the results of your throat culture! See your doctor if you don't steadily improve. Get well soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had kidney stone passing & CT showed enlarged lymph node in the lower thorax and an enlarged spleen. WBC was 10. Healthy 29 yo. Cancer or infection...
Tooth #19 root abscess; extracted and bone graft. Two months later swollen lymph nodes and hard lump angle of jaw. On clindamycin.Did abscess spread?
Hard lumps: It is really hard to tell where your infection may be coming from, but among the list of possibilities is that your body rejected the bone graft, there may be another tooth along your bottom jaw infected, your gums may be infected, you may have an infection elsewhere in your head, or the lumps are not infection. Best to see your dentist to give definitive answers. I hope the best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen nodes: If merely broken? No. However that tooth, other teeth that have infections, gum infections or any infection in your head can cause swollen lymph nodes. Many individuals have chronically swollen nodes from allergies, sinusitis, etc. All tender or swollen nodes (or any lumps) should be evaluated by your physician (and dentist) as appropriate to the location and symptoms present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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