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Swollen Glands In Jaw
No: It is common for these glands to well up from any kind of sore throat. They would likely go away on their own. But if they are painless and start growing in size beyond 2-3 weeks then you need to get a medical examination to be sure that nothing more serious is affecting the lymph nodes. ...Read more
Yes: Lymph nodes swell in response to infection. In the diagram of the lymph nodes in the neck, you can see that infection anywhere in the head (including sinuses) drains down to the lymph nodes in the neck. ...Read more
Find the reason: If you indeed have swollen glands under the jaw you have a nidus of low grade infection which is causing this. This cazn be dental, sinus problems, acne or many other problems. If they have been present for a long period of time you should have them checked by you local MD. While usually due to above in rare cases they can be a sign of a more severe problem. ...Read more
I have swollen glands under jaw and in neck with what feels like a hole where my wisdom tooth should be coming in I can feel a little piece of tooth ?
See Your Dentist: Unfortunately you need to see your dentist so that they can take a radiograph (xray) and do an examination to determine why your glands are swollen. Typically, if a lower tooth has a large cavity, your glands can swell due to the fact that they are filterin bacteria from that part fo the face. Fortunately, your dentist can make the right diagnosis and take care of the problem. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Swollen glands under jaw near front of throat for over 4 months maybe more and a lump in the bottom front of throat for over 10 months ?
This merits: medical assessment at this point - More than 10 months - warrants eval. ...Read more
I have swollen glands under jaw, my jaw has a tingling feeling sometimes, it feels like my upper lip is slightly numb. No pain, but slight irritation.?
The numbness: Caught my attention, because the vth cranial nerve has three major branches, and yours seems like the second. But, you need to see a doctor and a dentist. There can be some simple things, and some scary things, but i rally cannot tell from what you told us. You need an exam and history. ...Read more
8 year old son w/stomach pains that come and go.been tired and wanting to nap. Not eating as much, swollen glands under jaw. Concerned leukemia.
Throat feels congested, no cough or runny nose, swollen glands in jaw, back, groin and armpit. Infection?
Yes: If this has been present for no more than 2 weeks, a viral infection is the likely cause . If the symptoms go beyond that or are getting worse, see your doctor. ...Read more