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Hello! What can a swollen hard, non painful gland on the right side of the neck, on the carotid artery be ? I had it for more than 6 month..

Hello! What can a swollen hard, non painful gland on the right side of the neck, on the carotid artery be ? I had it for more than 6 month..

Cyst or node: It could be a sebaceous cyst or a lymph node. If it is small it is probably nothing to be concerned about. If it is larger than one centimeter (half inch) then you should let a doctor check it and make sure it is something benign. ...Read more

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My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong ?

My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong ?

Sore throat?: Do you mean the right side of your throat? Likely, a upper respiratory infection is about to start or is being fought-off. If it has been swollen for more than a a month see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I'm coughing up a lot of mucous and my glands are swollen. What can I do?

I'm coughing up a lot of mucous and my glands are swollen. What can I do?

Throat or sinus: Thissinus this could be a throat or sinus infection. If symptoms last more than 3-5 days or get worse, you should be seen by a doctor and likely be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have 1 red bump on my vagina lip and underneath it the gland is swollen, what could it be?

I have 1 red bump on my vagina lip and underneath it the gland is swollen, what could it be?

Infection: Could be from an infection in one of the glands. See gyn if this has been present for more than a few days or is getting worse. ...Read more

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Canker sore on inner bottom lip. It hurts when I eat are drink lip swollen what can I do it hurts right neck gland sore very embarrassing?

Canker sore on inner bottom lip. It hurts when I eat are drink lip swollen what can I do it hurts   right neck gland sore very embarrassing?

Check it out: Chloraseptic liquid will ease the canker sore without burning the tissue. If the swollen gland does not go away in a week or 10 days have your dentist look for a dental infection and failing that see your physician to have it checked out ...Read more

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What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

Really the same: If your lymph nodes are swollen, this is usually due to an inflammatory response to infection. ...Read more

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Can TMJ feel like swollen gland?

Possible: Inflammation of the TMJ would indicate severe trauma or damage (i hope this is not the case). Possibly it is another structure that is swollen, get an evaluation with your dentist! ...Read more

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Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Infection, cancer: Lymph nodes swell when they 'catch' a virus or bacteria. Immune cells multiply to fight the infx, causing swelling of the node(s). U can have 1 swell without other symptoms of illness. If it persists > 2-3 wks, get checked out. If a node is painful, it's more likely due to infx than something like cancer. The nodes 'catch' cancer cells that multiply & enlarge the ever-growing nodes. ...Read more

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What causes swollen mastoid glands?

What causes swollen mastoid glands?

Lymph nodes: I assume you mean the glands near the mastoid processes behind the ears. Probably lymph nodes. Can be due to local infection, llike scalp infection. If it persists, see your md. ...Read more