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Gland in neck under jaw ?

Gland in neck under jaw


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Glands: There are number of causes why glands can swell up though commonest reason is infection and they usually settle down over a period of 2-3 weeks .If you don't know why you have glands and they are persisting please consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What's the name of the gland just below the hinge of your jaw?

Sub mandibular: Submandibular is the most likely that you are feeling in that location although swollen lymph glands can also occur there. ...Read more

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1 gland under the jaw only on one side swells and hurts to touch every so often should I worry ?

1 gland under the jaw only on one side swells and hurts to touch every so often should I worry ?

Sialoadenitias: Swelling of the glands under the jaw may indicate infection of the Submandibular Gland and blockage of the salivary gland. Moist heat and antibiotics are likely treatments. ...Read more

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Can you please explain the gland under your jaw called?

Can you please explain the gland under your jaw called?

Salivary gland?: In the case of salivary gland, if they (bilaterally) are under your jaw, they are submandibular glands. If they are under your tongue, they are sublingual glands. Are you referring to salivary glands or lymph nodes where the swelling in the submandibular area may indicated lymphadenopathy and infection? ...Read more

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What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

See a dentist ASAP: Often it is difficult to determine a single cause, but contributing factors may be: gum infection, TMJ or a dental abscess. You can take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC, but dental exam and treatment is still needed. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Feels like I can roll out my submandibular glands from under the jaw bilaterally? Is this normal?

Feels like I can roll out my submandibular glands from under the jaw bilaterally? Is this normal?

Lymph Nodes: We can usually palpate those lymph nodes in the manner you described. However, we can't determine over the internet whether or not they are in fact lymph nodes and if they are normal or not. Only a trained health care professional can evaluate you IN PERSON. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland in jaw with no pain for 2 months. Is it mono?

I have a swollen gland in jaw with no pain for 2 months. Is it mono?

INFECTIOUS MONO: Incubation period is about 30 -50 days, first sx is fatigue, then fever, pharyngitis and symmetric adenopathy. Mono test is positive. Your swollen jaw glands should be differentiated with other conditions causing adenopathy. ...Read more

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Sudden lymph gland growh (near jaw). It grown and aches in 30minutes. What it may be?

Sudden lymph gland growh (near jaw). It grown and aches in 30minutes. What it may be?

Salivary gland stone: May not be lymph gland. May be salivary gland. Sudden swelling and pain or discomfort can be due to a stone stuck in salivary gland. Lymph nodes don't usually get big suddenly. Got fever? Is it warm? Dental problems? Any other swellings?Check with doc. Rx often with fluids, sour stuff (stimulate saliva production), warm compresses; sometimes antibiotics if evidence of infection. See your doc. ...Read more

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