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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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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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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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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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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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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