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Sore Jaw Glands
I've had sore glands, jaw pain, and ear pain for almost 2 weeks. Dr diagnosed as sinus/middle ear infection but z pack didn't help. What should I do?
Try again: A middle ear infection should include decreased hearing. Pus in the nose running over the opening to the eustachian tube could cause ear pain. If it's mainly jaw pain it may be TMJ and not infection at all. See an ENT and get a good nasal exam. You may want to call your doctor first and see if he wants to try a second antibiotic. A z pak could miss some important bacteria. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore enlarged glands under jaw for 5 months no other symptoms. When get really upset sinuses become sore and no blocked. What is it?
Infection?: Lymph nodes (glands) usually enlarge when they work hard to fight off infections. Five months is a long time to go w/o checking w/ a doctor for the cause. There are other things under jaws - salivary glands, thyroid, etc. Have an exam - perhaps see an ENT specialist. Something is not right and it's not self-correcting so far. Best wishes! ...Read more
Very big, sore gland under jaw for about a month. Has been enlarged as long as I can remember. Just noticed the tenderness ENT not concerned 4 yrs ago?
Can sinus problems cause a sore palate and jaw/neck glands without any other cold like symptoms like runny nose etc.?
Sore painful tooth, sore jaw and swollen glands on same side. Will antibiotics help? There is no swelling of the gums or around the tooth.
See a Dentist ASAP: A tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP for tooth infection treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What cause your glands in your neck and jaw to swell and be sore? Also been having headaches for the last few days.
Glands: Your neck glands can be swollen from a viral infection, sinus infection, teeth problem, etc. If your symptoms persist for more than 72 hours see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
A few things: This could be a few things. You should go see your doctor and let them check it. ...Read more