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My Jaw Is Inflamed
I have pain in neck and r shoulder for 3 days cooling sensation difficult to raise up out of bed. Also my r jaw is inflamed and sclera of eye is red?
Illness: See a doctor right away... You could have an infection that needs antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a hard moveable mass under my right side jaw. (Kidney bean) inflamed and painful if probed. Had it for a year. No change. ?
Mass under jaw: 23 M from US: I have a hard moveable mass under my right jaw (Kidney bean) inflamed and painful if probed. Had it 4 a yr. No change? ANS: most likely swollen lymph node or submandibular gland or cyst. Show to your health care team and see what they think. ...Read more
Swollen gland under back of jaw tender slightly inflamed no other symptoms over 2 months non responsive to 3 diff meds. Can this be something serious?
I,ve been bitten on my face. It's red, swollen and itchy and quite hard and inflamed to the touch. Jaw also aches. What can I put on it? Thank you
Flossed behind last molar. (Always had flap of gum there.) its been swollen/inflamed/painful in gums, jaw and tooth for 3 days since. What's up?
I noticed at the back of my teeth the jaw bone-mandibular ramus is much thicker on one side than the other, could my bone be inflamed or is this ok?
Evaluation: While there is certainly a lot of individual variability and asymmetry with everyone's anatomy, there is always the possibility of pathology that may be affecting your perception of this. Schedule an exam with a dentist to start, express your concerns and get to the bottom of it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?
Are inflamed lymph nodes under my chin/jaw something I should visit my doctors over? Is it possible to rupture one if you put too much pressure on it?
Patience : inflamed lymph nodes under the chin or jaw can be related to recent sickness. Lymph nodes typically will stay swollen after a recent cough/cold/ear infection for several weeks. If the lymph nodes stay swollen he should see your primary care provider. Pressing on lymph nodes will not cause them to rupture. ...Read more