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Enlarged swollen glands under jaw, do I need to remove it?

Enlarged swollen glands under jaw, do I need to remove it?

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

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more


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Can sinus cause swollen glands under jaw and middle of neck to swell

Can sinus cause swollen glands under jaw and middle of neck to swell

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

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How can I eliminate swollen glands under jaw bone?

How can I eliminate swollen glands under jaw bone?

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

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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.?

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

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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 can cause swollen gland under jaw and jaw tightness?

What can cause swollen gland under jaw and  jaw tightness?

See your PCP: Infections, dental problems, goiter, cancer, autoimmune disease, medication side effects, etc. See your PCP to get the cause diagnosed ASAP to avoid further complications. ...Read more

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3 weeks since infected tooth pulled swollen gland under jaw 2 months day 4 clindamycin finally reduced inflammation how many more days before normal?

3 weeks since infected tooth pulled swollen gland under jaw 2 months day 4 clindamycin finally reduced inflammation how many more days before normal?

Oral infection: It sounds like the antibiotic is working and your swelling is decreasing. You did not say anything about pain. Were you taking a different antibiotic after the extraction and before starting clindamycin? Talk to the extracting dentist about your healing and any concerns your have. They know your situation best and can give you the best advice. ...Read more

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Dr. John Comisi
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Enlarged Or Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill with white blood cells. ...Read more