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Swollen gland under jaw 2 months something clicks on left side when I swallow no other symptoms what can this serious took 3 diff antibiot didn't work?

Swollen gland under jaw 2 months something clicks on left side when I swallow no other symptoms what can this serious took 3 diff antibiot didn't work?

Exam: Infection or swelling of lymph node or parotid salicary galnd, Get an exam, blood tests and CT scan of your neck. You may need a biopsy if not improving with medication. ...Read more

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What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

What do I do about severe jaw pain, swollen gland on same side?

See a dentist ASAP: Often it is difficult to determine a single cause, but contributing factors may be: gum infection, TMJ or a dental abscess. You can take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC, but dental exam and treatment is still needed. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a pinhead sized cavity cause swollen jaw gland on that side and pain?

Is it ever that a pinhead sized cavity cause swollen jaw gland on that side and pain?

Yes: What you see on the outside, a 'pin head' size lesion, may be enormous underneath where you cannot see, inside the tooth. We see this all the time. A radiograph is used to determine the extent of the decay. It may be so deep that the nerve has been affected, and it seems that way from your symptoms. Go see a local dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Pain on right side of jaw and swollen glands?

Pain on right side of jaw and swollen glands?

Illness or teeth?: I would visit dentist to check for abcessed teeth. If the dentist says teeth are fine, I would visit doctor to rule out virus or bacterial infection. In the meantime, rest, drink plenty of fluids and take whatever over the counter medication works well for headaches. ...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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Swollen gland on left side of neck under jaw. Been swollen for months, it's moveable and not painful. Should I worry?

Lump: It is probably a small cyst or gland of no consequence. However, if it grows in size or other s appear I would let your doctor have a look at it ...Read more

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Could it be a bad thing if one of your lymph nodes (swollen glands by your jaw) breaks off?

Could it be a bad thing if one of your lymph nodes (swollen glands by your jaw) breaks off?

Continuous chains: Lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They are all connected so they cannot just break off, it may have shrunk or pushed deep. ...Read more

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I had a protected sex 2 months ago, then I got Swollen Lymph Gland under my left jaw, just on the left side it's been for a while, is it HIV symptom?

I had a protected sex 2 months ago, then I got Swollen Lymph Gland under my left jaw, just on the left side it's been for a while, is it HIV symptom?

Unlikely: A single localized lymph node is a sign of a local problem. I would look at other causes: teeth, mouth infections. However, it is a good idea to check HIV test. ...Read more

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I crashed on my dirt bike yesterday and I think my helmet or shoulder jammed into my jaw. My gland under my jaw is swollen now on my right side.

I crashed on my dirt bike yesterday and I think my helmet or shoulder jammed into my jaw. My gland under my jaw is swollen now on my right side.

Go to the ER: Without seeing, you I can’t tell whether you're referring to simple soft tissue injury or something more serious but there are enough serious possibilities from what you describe that I wouldn't wait around any longer. You could have a jaw fracture, salivary gland injury, and/or even infection which is combined with the other injuries or under your tongue could be a disaster. Go to the ER now! ...Read more

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Swollen gland on right side under jaw and moveable. Could it be cancer? What could it be? No syptoms been there 10 years also right tonsil stays big.

Swollen gland on right side under jaw and moveable.  Could it be cancer? What could it be? No syptoms been there 10 years also right tonsil stays big.

See a doctor: A mass or swelling under the jaw either a swollen salivary gland it could be a mass or tumor on the parotid gland or could be a lymph node either way the safest way is to see a doctor ...Read more

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What would indicate swollen glands on both side under the jaw without other symptoms?

What would indicate swollen glands on both side under the jaw without other symptoms?

Many choices: This could be swollen lymph nodes they can react to many factors. Need to be examined and the md will decide on other tests based on a hstory exam and lab tests. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Swollen gland in neck right side of jaw sore, feels soreness from right side of neck like a swollen gland or limp node

Maybe: Could be a lymph node infection in tissue or pone or a problem with salivary gland r parotid gland. Requires careful exam by a md. ...Read more

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For 3 yrs I have had 1 hard swollen gland that itches on the r side where the jaw \ neck meet, swelling comes and goes \ear ringing. What is it?

For 3 yrs I have had 1 hard swollen gland that itches on the r side where the jaw \ neck meet, swelling comes and goes \ear ringing. What is it?

Likely it's a benign: Lymph node condition. If it's persistent ask ur dr if he would consider doing a biopsy. Do u answer a lot of phone calls? It may be contributing to d ringing. I personally experience d same. ;#40;joke!;#41;see ur dr for any concerns. Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=94274. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-tinnitus-basics. ...Read more

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For 3 yrs I have had 1 hard swollen gland that itches on the r side where the jaw \ neck meet, swelling comes and goes \ear ringing. What is it?

For 3 yrs I have had 1 hard swollen gland that itches on the r side where the jaw \ neck meet, swelling comes and goes \ear ringing. What is it?

Needs to be seen: If you have had a lymph node (gland) that has been enlarged for more than three months, you should have it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dangers with swollen submandibular glands and or swollen parotid glands? The ones I have swollen I can feel under the jaw and it hurts ears at times.

Dangers with swollen submandibular glands and or swollen parotid glands? The ones I have swollen I can feel under the jaw and it hurts ears at times.

Chronic infection: Chronic infection of salivary glands may be like any infection and spread infection throughout your system.
Try massage, reduce swelling with enzymes such as papain/bromelain such as Clear.ease. ...Read more

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My right side of my face is hurting bad. My temporal, jaw, teeth, gums, and gland. What could this be? My right side is swollen I have a slight fever!

My right side of my face is hurting bad. My temporal, jaw, teeth, gums, and gland. What could this be? My right side is swollen I have a slight fever!

Could be infection: Best to have your teeth checked out by a dentist to rule out any problems. Could be a non-vital tooth or a wisdom tooth. Either way you need to be seen locally to be diagnosed. ...Read more

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18yr old son has 3 swollen glands in pelvic area. 1-6mths ago, 2-3wks ago, 3-last wk, today a 4th under his jaw on right side any ideas? Very nervous.

18yr old son has 3 swollen glands in pelvic area. 1-6mths ago, 2-3wks ago, 3-last wk, today a 4th under his jaw on right side any ideas? Very nervous.

Please see doctor: Swollen glands are usually swollen lymph nodes. They can be due to infections or a variety of other illnesses. A visit to a md starting with a family doctor or internist is the first step. That doctor can examine the lymph nodes to determine if more testing is needed. ...Read more

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Swollen gland in left side of throat under jaw for over 1 month. I had a tooth infection bottom left removed last week can this be serious?

Swollen gland in left side of throat under jaw for over 1 month. I had a tooth infection bottom left removed last week can this be serious?

Possible infection: May be an infection involving a lymph node. May also be an infected salivary gland. In either case, you should see a doctor. May need some antibiotics. ...Read more

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Swollen left gland under my jaw and throat discomfort and one if my gums in my mouth hurts. What can I have?

Swollen left gland under my jaw and throat discomfort and one if my gums in my mouth hurts. What can I have?

Many possibilities: Abscessed tooth with spreading infection, infected gums, ulceration, a tooth problem and a coincidental throat infection, and oh so many other causes. Before this gets out of hand please call your dentist for an emergency appointment. ...Read more

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I have huge swollen gland under right chin where the jaw starts under ear, blood in mouth and burning upper back pain right sided, and dizziness :(?

I have huge swollen gland under right chin where the jaw starts under ear, blood in mouth and burning upper back pain right sided, and dizziness :(?

See a doctor: Ugghh.that all sounds miserable! The most concerning thing is the blood in the mouth. It sounds like you may have an abscess which is draining into the mouth, and affecting nerves nearby. This needs urgent attention! Please get in for evaluation now. Good luck! ...Read more

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I started taking amoxicillin 5 days ago for a cat bite. Now my neck feels stiff through jaw on left side, glands swollen, lump in my throat feeling?

I started taking amoxicillin 5 days ago for a cat bite. Now my neck feels stiff through jaw on left side, glands swollen, lump in my throat feeling?

Evaluation needed: You may have an infection with an organism for which amoxicillin is not effective. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine if a change in therapy is needed. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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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

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

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When I swallow pain goes to the left side of my head and my glands feel swollen. My throat doesn't hurt.

When I swallow pain goes to the left side of my head and my glands feel swollen. My throat doesn't hurt.

Pain with swallowing: Hello. The pain you may be experiencing could be due to TMJ, referred pain or even possibly an atypical migraine. See your doctor for confirmation. Good luck. ...Read more