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Swollen Gland At Bottom Of Chin
I have a swollen gland under my chin and on the left side of my jaw. I also have a cold sore on the left side of my bottom lip that is in some pain too. I've dealt with cold sores for around like ten year, but never had swollen glands. Just a little conce
Lymph nodes: Your gland could be swollen for a number of reasons. Activation of the virus that causes the ulcers on your lip or any other weakening of your immune system that led to the cold sores showing up. If you glands stay swollen for more than 2 weeks, go see your doctor for an exam ...Read more
Evaluation by a : Doctor. If you think there is a swelling in the neck, it would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Swollen glands: The submandibular glands make saliva. They are normally fairly large (about the size of a walnut). As one gets older, the glands sag down lower into the neck and become prominent. If glands are enlarged, & symetric, then cancer is unlikely. Enlarged glands can be seen in many disorders - obesity, bulimia, alcoholism, diabetes, sjogrens, sarcoidosis, certain meds -- see ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
My daughter has a swollen part in her tongue, when she pokes her tongue out there is a part at the bottom that comes out the side, is it her gland?
Needs exam: Can't diagnose over the computer. Would just be a guess. If it looks funny, works funny, smells funny, tastes funny, or if your just not sure, get whatever it is examined, whether it's a tongue, toe, or fingernail. Let the appropriate pro put all those years of study and experience to work solving your problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Show it to your doct: You need a medical examination done by your doctor. Any lump that is over half an inch should be examined by your doctor and further tested if it is growing in size. ...Read more
Hi Dr, my son is 22 years old, he has Type 1 Diabetes. He is complaining about a swollen gland under his chin. Do I need to worry?
Need to see a doc.: Being a diabetic you are at a higher risk; any infection need to be treated without delay. ...Read more
The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?
May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days , seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more
Hi,currently l have two ulcerson my bottom gum, a little swollen gland (more on right node), shoul l treat it as a cold or just gum swelling?
Get evaluated: Swelling of any kind is sign of inflammation. The question is what's the cause. You should not treat anything unless you know for sure what the diagnosis is. Ulcers on gums have many causes. Two isolated ulcers could be aphthous ulcers, traumatic ulcers, or something else. Warm salt water rinses and topical corticosteroids (only recommended after a medical review) can help with that. ...Read more
My mom has a large swollen gland right under her chin. It has happened twice in the same spot and stays extremely swollen for at least 2 months.
Silalolithiasis : Since it regressed and came back, tumor or persistent infection are less likely. Congenital anomalies or defects can do this but less likely to present at this age. Salivary duct stones are a possibility. Salivary (wharton's) duct stone may also do this. Please consult your doctor or ent/head and neck/oral surgeon. ...Read more
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