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1cm swollen lymph node under chin from 1 week. I don't have any other symptoms. I have shoulder pain. May be cancer? I am 18

1cm swollen lymph node under chin from 1 week. I don't have any other symptoms. I have shoulder pain. May be cancer? I am 18

Probably not: You are 18, and your lymph nodes are supposed to swell when you have an infection or even a canker sore. It's way way way more likely that this is just a normal lymph node doing its job--helping your immune system fight off bacteria and viruses. 1cm is still normal size, and 1 week is a short time. I bet you won't be able to feel it in another week! try not to worry. Shoulder pain=unrelated. ...Read more

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The side of my neck and under my chin are swollen and hurts when pressed. No other symptoms. No scratchy throat or fever.

The side of my neck and under my chin are swollen and hurts when pressed. No other symptoms. No scratchy throat or fever.

Another thought...: In addition to the excellent answer given to you by dr. Quon, i would just like to add that it could also be a tender lymph node. Some people, such as those with post nasal drips or allergies, etc. Have chronically swollen lymph nodes. In any case, all swellings or unusual symptoms need to be fully explored as you don't want to take a chance on an infection or other serious condition go untreated. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nodes in the neck one under left of chin and one in back of head right side don't have any symptoms had them for about 3 months?

I have swollen lymph nodes in the neck one under left of chin and one in back of head right side don't have any symptoms had them for about 3 months?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?

Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?

Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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My face is completely swollen and hard and painful by my cheeks and chin and getting. Worse n worse. It looked like a softball on my lower left side?

My face is completely swollen and hard and painful by my cheeks and chin and getting. Worse n worse. It looked like a softball on my lower left side?

Swollen face: Perhaps, this is because of an infected tooth, but that's my pure guess without talking to you or seeing you. I think you should promptly see a doc in your area. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

What are the symptoms of having a swollen gland?

It depends: There may be no symptoms at all or there may be local tenderness. It really depends on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

What are the symptoms of swollen salivary glands?

Cheek/chin swelling: Major salivary glands are located at near your cheeks, under your tongue, and under your lower jaw. Swelling in these areas could be from salivary glands. Swollen salivary glands can be result of a blocked salivary duct, infection, or tumor. If there is a blocked duct, the swelling may come and go when eating. Pain may be present in all 3. ...Read more

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Wbc15000+ swollen lymphnode n neck/under chin?

Elevated wbc: After all you have been through, it might be worthwhile to have a biopsy done on the node to find out what's going on. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms of swollen spleen?

Splenomegaly: Full feeling, pressure, or pain near the bottom of the ribs on the left. May have no symptoms. ...Read more