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Salivary Gland And Lymph Nodes Swollen
Have mono, but my lymph nodes have been swollen for about 2 weeks and are enlarging. Should i be concerned? The salivary gland is as big as golf ball.
See your doctor: Follow up with your doctor and have them check you out since it is getting worse. Also get plenty of rest. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Can you roll out your submandibular salivary gland bilaterally? or am i rolling out my submandibular lymph nodes? unsure.
How do I know if I'm feeling a swollen lymph node under the jaw (near chin) or my salivary gland? It's on both sides, feels like a nonmoveable ball.
Duration?: Likely a reactive lymph node. If persists another week, see ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
Swoll salivary gland lft side, swoll lymph nodes both sides. Ct scan clear. Jaw pain, headaches back of head when off antibiot. What could it be?
Vague: Hard to say without a thorough exam, history and some testing. See a Dr. asap ...Read more
See your Dentist: You need to see your dentist to determine if the swelling is lymph node or salivary, very different treatment depending on location. ...Read more
Are the two equally sized non tender lumps just on the edge of the soft pallet before the neck salivary glands or lymph nodes?
I have Sjogrens syndrome and have had to have both submandibular salivary glands removed and now on both sides of my neck below the jaw the lymph nodes are very hard and have not changed for almost a year do I need to be concerned?
Swelling under the jaw. Could it be lymph nodes? Or the salivary glands? I don't think it's my teeth or wisdom or jaw. Symptoms on my other question.
Swelling: Can't see your other question...system doesn't work that way. As a general rule, any pain, swelling, or bleeding should be immediately investigated. Could be lymph nodes swollen from trying to filter an infection, or partially blocked salivary gland, or draining abscess, or so many other things. Bite the bullet, call your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a small bump on the roof of my mouth that gets hard/soft during the day. Is it salivary gland cancer? a lymph node? I'm a 20 y/o male.
Swollen lymph node under tongue along floor of mouth for over two years. Dentist said not a salivary gland and to get biopsy. Should I be concerned?
I think I have a swollen salivary gland that is recurring periodically over many years. What to do?
Look for cause: Blood work could possibly help in aiding in the diagnose of why someone has a swollen salivary gland. Could there be an infectious process going on or an inflammatory process? These are possible answers the physician could be looking for. I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not likely: A salivary gland infection is not very common and and it is also not very contagious. You may have blocked salivary gland which will make it swollen and painful. If it is not a salivary gland that is swollen but rather a lymph node, your mouth/oral/ respiratory infection is more contagious . ...Read more
There are major and minor salivary glands. The major glands (parotid, submandibular, and sublimgul) are paired on each side of the jaw. There are about 300 minor glands scattered about the mouth and throat. They all produce saliva which keeps the mouth moist and helps with ...Read more
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