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Lymph Nodes Under Chin
There are several: possible causes, such as viral or bacterial infections, blockage of a salivary gland or even cancer. These lymph nodes typically swell from a problem within the mouth, the lips, the tongue or the skin nearby. Please see your doctor to have them evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chikenpox can cause neck TB to reoccur again? Got swollen lymph nodes under chin, ear & back of head. Is tb come back or is it due to chikenpox?
I noticed that my lymph node under chin (which i could always feel) feels larger and tender. What could be wrong?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Probably your friend: I've had one since a strep throat in med school. Different people have big lymphoid outposts in different places. They're there to help you, and only if they are clearly abnormal (huge, rock-hard, stuck to something they shouldn't be) should you consider biopsy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gums are puffy &hurt by molars (right). Hurts to eat. Lymph node under chin on same side hurts too. feels like soon whole right side will puff up :(?
Dental infection : Dental infection will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of the dental infection is a tooth infection or combination of tooth-gum infection. In order to get appropriate treatment it is important to know the underlying cause for this infection. Dental infection is a curable condition. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1cm swollen lymph node under chin from 1 week. I don't have any other symptoms. I have shoulder pain. May be cancer? I am 18
Probably not: You are 18, and your lymph nodes are supposed to swell when you have an infection or even a canker sore. It's way way way more likely that this is just a normal lymph node doing its job--helping your immune system fight off bacteria and viruses. 1cm is still normal size, and 1 week is a short time. I bet you won't be able to feel it in another week! try not to worry. Shoulder pain=unrelated. ...Read more
Had mono a year ago, currently experiencing swollen lymph node under chin and had itching one evening. Is the mono possibly back?
Can swollen lymph node under chin be Cancer I'm a 23 year old female? If not and its not an infection what else could it be
Reactive: Lymph node enlargement within the head and neck region in young people is most often a reaction to infection or some other irritant, although the exact cause may be difficult to identify. Of course, it can also be due to involvement with or reaction to cancer. If no cause is identified and the node does not go back to normal within a few weeks, a biopsy may be necessary ...Read more
I have swollen left eyelid and very painful. No bumps. Also left lymph node under chin is very tender and swollen? What could this be?
Could be a sty : It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor. ...Read more
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