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Doc said I have viral pharyngitis can this cause swollen lymph node near ear to burn? Sometimes the node is.In flamed and sonetimes not.

Doc said I have viral pharyngitis can this cause swollen lymph node near ear to burn? Sometimes the node is.In flamed and sonetimes not.

Yes: Our lymphatic system helps to drain infectious material and waste from different areas of the body. A lymph node can become enlarged & sore when this occurs. Here is a good site to learn more about the lymph nodes in that area & what they drain: http://quizlet.Com/324818/neck-and-lymph-nodes-flash-cards/. ...Read more

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What might be causes for enlarged lymph nodes near ear, in front of it?

What might be causes for enlarged lymph nodes near ear, in front of it?

Inflammation: Lymph nodes enlarge in response to inflammation in the area in which they are located. You may have a minor infection in your ear canal, tooth or other nearby structure which is causing this. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes near ears and down jaw line with no other symptoms. Causes?

Swollen lymph nodes near ears and down jaw line with no other symptoms. Causes?

LAD DDx: The differential diagnosis (DDx) for lymphadenopathy is broad: Lymphadenopathy (LAD) A-Z DDx -- see Table 3 -- http://www.matheny.info/files/Habermann_Mayo_Clin_Proc_2000_75_723.pdf ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph nodes near ear and jaw. Sudden onset not sick side of face swollen and tender wait it out or seek care now?

Painful swollen lymph nodes near ear and jaw.  Sudden onset not sick side of face swollen and tender wait it out or seek care now?

Seek care now: It is best to be seen soon in situations like this. This could be an infection that requires antibiotics and it is best to get it diagnosed soon. Your primary care physician or other general practitioner should be able to get the right diagnosis. All the best, ariel. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

Possible infection: Lymph nodes are localized groups of white cells that are designed to attack foreign tissue, especially infections. When activated, there can be a burning sensation to the surrounding tissues. Ringing in the ear is a non specific symptom, but may be associated with inflammation and infection. Best to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?

Soft pea size red painful lump behind right ear and feels like its dripping , also a swollen lymph node below the ear near jawline. What to do ?

Abscess: These require the assistance of a doctor. It might be simple and time will heal but if not the infection can spread to the bone and ear structures and explode into you brain. Go to get help! now! ...Read more

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I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

I have a hard painless lymph node in front of ear, it has been there for at least 3 weeks, my dr is not worried about it, should i seek another dr?

Probably: Watch it a while longer. Could have drained the infection from the stye & just take a while to resolve. If not gone in another month it should be looked at again ...Read more