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Doctor insights on: Swollen Gland On Face Anterior Auricular Gland

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I have a bump on each side of my face above my jaw right in front of my ear lobe , maybe anterior auricular gland ? More painful when pushed on .

I have a bump on each side of my face above my jaw right in front of my ear lobe , maybe anterior auricular gland ? More painful when pushed on .

TMJ pain, likely: You're probably feeling your temporomandibular joint, it's supposed to be there. Some people develop pain there because their bite doesn't quite match up, they clench their teeth, they chew gum, or they injured it. A soft diet can help, heating pads also offer relief. It would be rare to have some kind of mass in the parotid gland on both sides. If it continues to be a problem see an ent. ...Read more

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How to treat this swollen gland on the back of my head?

Don't: It should resolve on its own, however may take months. If it does not, or if it is getting bigger, or you are getting more of them, or it is larger than 1cm, get to your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

Swollen gland like lump at the base of my head - what could it be?

May be an infection: Swollen glands in the neck are very common. They usually occur due to sore throat caused commonly by a virus. In that case it is typically tender but it settles down in 2-3 weeks on its own. But if the glands are painless and do not settle down or keep enlarging , then you need to go see your doctor for further examination. ...Read more

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What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

What could cause my face and glands to be swollen?

Call your doctor: This forum is inadequate to appropriately tackle this question. Call your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Swollen and tender gland on face with earache?

Swollen and tender gland on face with earache?

Ear pain/gland: This sounds like an infection that has traveled and needs to be assessed by your family MD. You likely require antibiotics along with a firm diagnosis. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a "cold sore" that has my gland swollen and my head hurting?

I have a "cold sore" that has my gland swollen and my head hurting?

Please see your gyn: Or primary doc today as they can prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or similar to help cure the cold sore as quickly as possible and make sure there is no secondary or other infection or issues. ...Read more

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I have swollen glands in face and just under the jaw, any tups?

I have swollen glands in face and just under the jaw, any tups?

You may need medical: A medical evaluation by your family doctor or ENT doctor can help you sort it out . If the glands are increasing slowly then you need to go see a doctor. If they are just sitting there and are under one cm in size, they can be ignored for now. ...Read more

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Glands are swollen and have headaches at back of head is this normal?

Glands are swollen and have headaches at back of head is this normal?

Normal?: Not in a healthy condition it is not. But it is normal in an ill state. Could be the flu. Could be a virus. Could be a strep throat. It took awhile to answer this so I hope you have been seen and are feeling better. If not you ed to be seen. ...Read more

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My glands are swollen, sore, and my head hurts after drinking. What should I do?

My glands are swollen, sore, and my head hurts after drinking. What should I do?

Need to go see a doc: If you have severe sore throat, you may be better off going to an er and seek immediate medical attention. Pain medicines will help to control your pain. Antibiotics may be required if the doctor found any indication of infection in your throat. You could take tylenol (acetaminophen) to relieve the pain although it alone may not be enough. ...Read more

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How to treat swollen neck glands from a head injury?

How to treat swollen neck glands from a head injury?

NOT RELATED: Swollen glands are not related to head injury head injury can not cause swollen glands, if you have swollen glands you should see your doctor to find the cause and proper treatment. ...Read more

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If you have a swollen parotid gland how can you make the swelling in your face go?

If you have a swollen parotid gland how can you make the swelling in your face go?

Parotid Gland: Mumps a viral infection must go its course. If due to infection antibiotics. If a stone and blocked duct warm compresses and possible surgery. There are cancerous lesions as well. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a swollen gland j=on the left side of my face just below the back of my jaw. How do I treat this? Ice or heat?

I have  a swollen gland j=on the left side of my face just below the back of my jaw.  How do I treat this?  Ice or heat?

Depends: NSAID's and warm compresses in general but the issue is the cause of the lymph node swelling. If there is not an obvious cause like a sore throat, upper respiratory infection and it does not go away see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen glands in the face and just under the jaw?

What can cause swollen glands in the face and just under the jaw?

Possible tumor: Area under jaw called submandibular area. Swollen glands most often from primry tumor of floor of mouth or lateral tongue on the involved side. Swelling occassional from throat infection or lymphoma but one should be sure the swelling is not a primary lesion of the submaxillary gland in the same region ...Read more

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more

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Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an alllergic reaction. Try taking oral allergy meds. If no improvement or worsening, see a regular doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Swollen glands tired open acne wounds on face could it be impetigo?

Infection: It appears that you have a substantial infection going on. If the swollen glands are in the neck, they are reacting to the infection on your face, trying to stop it from spreading any further, but you definitely need to see a doctor ASAP to prescribe antibiotics and control this infection. ...Read more

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What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen? Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

What would cause the gland in my head near ear to be swolen?  Feeling fine and no other glands swollen

It depnds on its siz: You should monitor the size of your lymph gland. If it is less than 1.5 cm, it may not be anything to worry about. But if it is getting bigger and gets to be 2 cm or larger, then you should consult your doctor, as a biopsy may be desirable to find the cause. Nothing immediately to worry about, but check if it is growing over the next 1-2 months or not.. ...Read more