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I have slightly enlarged lymph node under jaw, what do I do?

I have slightly enlarged lymph node under jaw, what do I do?

Follow: If you have a infection and the lymph nodes (lns) resolve, it is from the infection. If you don't have an obvious infection and they are: growing, painful, or worrisome -- then see a physician to evaluate. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under jaw when i lean my head down i feel the knot I have a cold?

Swollen lymph node under jaw  when i lean my head down i feel the knot I have a cold?

Possibly.: It's possible to have swollen lymph nodes as part of a cold or other upper respiratory infection. You could consider waiting until the cold gets better & see what happens to your lymph node. It will probably get better on its own. If it doesn't, you may want to see your primary doctor about it. ...Read more

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Had an infected tooth for months and was removed 2 months ago what's the longest amount of time it will take for lymph node under jaw to normal?

Had an infected tooth for months and was removed 2 months ago what's the longest amount of time it will take for lymph node under jaw to normal?

Depends: Primary function of lymphatic system is to eliminate toxins, waste, infections. Lymphatic fluid is in ultrafiltrate of the plasma in the blood. Persistent dental infection, such as periapical abscess, erosive gingivitis, which nuchal infection can cause chronic lymph node enlargement. Enlarged lymph nodes usually returns to normal once the infectious etiology has resolved. ...Read more

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Is there connection between post nasal drip and lymph node under jaw?

Is there connection between post nasal drip and lymph node under jaw?

There could be: Alyssa, post nasal drip is most often caused by allergies, but it can be caused by a viral infection, which could also cause swollen lymph nodes. If so, the node should go down in 3 weeks or so. If it doesn't, or your symptoms worsen, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Right lymph node under jaw easier felt than the left one. also have small amount of phlegm at the back of my nose esp during am. normal?

Right lymph node under jaw easier felt than the left one. also have small amount of phlegm at the back of my nose esp during am. normal?

Yes.: Lymph node swelling is likely from allergies and post nasal drip. Also, some lymph node chains may be more superficial on one side another. But have your doctor check them out to make sure the size, consistency, firmness, and skin adherence feel normal. ...Read more

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I have some pain under left ear and lymph node under jaw is hurting too. For about a week. What could this be? Is it serious? Like cancer?

I have some pain under left ear and lymph node under jaw is hurting too. For about a week. What could this be?  Is it serious? Like cancer?

Ear infection?: Throat infection ? An infection usually around the painful and/or swollen lymhonode is usually the cause of the problem. Please see your doctor. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long does post nasal drip last? and is it usually accompanied by slightly swollen lymph node under jaw? lymph node doesnt hurt and can be moved

How long does post nasal drip last? and is it usually accompanied by slightly swollen lymph node under jaw? lymph node doesnt hurt and can be moved

A long time: Post nasal drop is usually due to allergies, which can occur in certain seasons, especially spring postnatal drop can be present continuously in some persons. If it is on only one side of your nose and you have a history of head trauma, please see your doctor. Topical stetoid sprays or no sedating medications such as Zyrtec may help. In extreme cases, a consult with an allergist may be needed. ...Read more

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Have swollen lymph node under jaw and 2 others on my neck that are smaller, also have a bad cold, doctor said it mean my immune system is working well?

Have swollen lymph node under jaw and 2 others on my neck that are smaller, also have a bad cold, doctor said it mean my immune system is working well?

Likely: If the lymph node enlargement is due to infection, these will subside. If the nodes become larger or additional nodes become larger, it would be prudent to address the issue with your doctor again. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node under jaw CT scan neg how do you know if you have Pathogens left behind the bone? Been swollen for 2 months

Swollen lymph node under jaw CT scan neg how do you know if you have Pathogens left behind the bone? Been swollen for 2 months

Good questio: if a radiograph does not visualize either infection or tooth fragment, energy testing will identify and quantify the presence of infection. Appropriate detoxification and/or surgery will resolve the infection and swelling. ...Read more

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I have painful but not enlarge lymph node under jaw enlarge(bean size)i have also sore throat, earache, mouth ulcer, itchy tinea barbae. What shuld i do?

I have painful but not enlarge lymph node under jaw enlarge(bean size)i have also sore throat, earache, mouth ulcer, itchy tinea barbae. What shuld i do?

See a doctor: You need to see your family doctor or an ENT asap and if they don't find anything your next stop should be at your dentist. Do not wait. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Are lymph nodes under jaw cancerous?

Could be: We all have lymph nodes in different parts of our bodies including the neck and jaw areas. Mostly they are small and you can't feel them. Occasionally they get bigger because of multiple reasons like inflammation, infection or yes, cancer too. If you have persistently enlarged nodes anywhere you should have them checked by your primary doc. Don't panic, just get checked. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes under jaw stay swollen after a cold? I finished my cold 2 weeks ago. Right one is a little more swollen than left one. No pain. Why?

Can lymph nodes under jaw stay swollen after a cold? I finished my cold 2 weeks ago. Right one is a little more swollen than left one. No pain. Why?

Yes: lymph nodes are like police men guarding against infections certain viruses like ebstein bar infection can last longer and may need to be evaluated so you should have your doctor check for it ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes under jaw- what could it be?

Swollen lymph nodes under jaw- what could it be?

Many things: Certainly infection of the oral cavity or ears is hight on the list but of course one has to rule out lymphoma, head and neck cancer, as well as some other disorders. You should talk to your family doctor. They may try a course of antibiotics and if this is not successful..They will further investigate this. ...Read more

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Are lymph nodes under jaw by ear usually palpable in children? What would cause them to enlarge? Should I worry it's cancer in a 5 yo?

Are lymph nodes under jaw by ear usually palpable in children? What would cause them to enlarge? Should I worry it's cancer in a 5 yo?

Not too much: We all have lymph nodes.Whether we can feel them or not depends on location and what's covering them. In the neck small lymph nodes are easy to feel in thin kids and adults. Slight enlargement, if the nodes are not painful, & with no other symptoms, are common in kids. Recheck in 1 week, if still there, see doc. Don't keep feeling them before then, manipulation can make them stay enlarged. ...Read more

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