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Swollen Glands Under Jaw And Chin
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
Swollen lymph nodes in neck, white furry tongue, face muscle soreness near jaw, thigh and forearm muscles become fatigued , lumps under skin onbelly?
Exam: Do you think this should be treated online? Absolutely NOT. Call for a medical appointment, exam, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. Cannot be answered online. ...Read more
Swollen and painful to touch lymph nodes under jaw on both sides + swelling at the base of the "thing" under my tongue.
Swelling causing tight neck?
Could be a sty : It may be an early sty. It should be one eyelid not both that is swollen. If one the use of warm compresses four times a day for 5-10 minutes for a couple of days should help. If both lids are swollen it may be preseptal infection and you should see a doctor as you may need antibiotics. If the swelling doesn't resolve in a 2 days or you are running a fever see a doctor. ...Read more
Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?
Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
For 2 wks.Feeling of lump in throat. Neck muscles sore in front and underneath chin. Swollen lymphnode behind jaw. No sore throat. What could this be?
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.
Swollen lymph node under jaw neck and behind ears under jaw 2 months ears and neck 2 days a lot of drinking and lack of sleep what can this be?
Main salivary gland under tongue is swollen. Neck under the right side of my jawline is swollen a lil also. Neck swelling goes up & down. Any ideas?
Salivary Gland stone: You may have either an infection of the salivary gland on the right side (submandibular gland) or may be a stone blocking the duct of the gland. It probably swells when you eat and then goes down as the saliva passes the obstruction. See an ENT physician to check your salivary glands. ...Read more
Possibly: If the infection is severe enough extension of gland swelling can occur. You should be seen be a doctor if not on antibiotics already. ...Read more
Swollen lymphnodes painless above collarbone on left side of neck tender lymphnodes under jawbone in front of ear, fever 99-101.5,throat pain,fatigue?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Not per se: It is not the swollen glands that cause Bells palsy but the infection that may be causing enlarged glands. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Swollen glands bottom of head hard not that painful but a bit uncomfortable at night. I also think i have some on the jaw area not visible.
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
3 swollen glands on back if head really tender slight temp don't feel ill or any other symptoms they just appeared any thoughts .?
Yazmin(birth controll pill) can cause swollen glands head? or other part of body 3/4 months of use?
No: No- seek a medical examination and blood testing. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has swollen glands in his neck and 2 on the back of his head, that are quite large. He has not been sick, and I am very worried.
I have had a sore and stiff neck for around 5 days now I am battling to turn my head and have swollen glands?
Sore Throat/Viral So:
Viral infection of the throat is common as almost everyone gets it 1-2 times in a year.
Neck Glands can enlarge in some cases. if the glands are big and pain you need to be sure that it is not Strept- throat which is a more serious infection and requires medical check up/tests and antibiotics. Do you have fever? Go see your doctor if you have one, or you may have to go to the hospital Emergency-Rm ...Read more
Toppled in chair, fell from a height of about 4 feet and hit his head on floor. 36 hrs later, has a fever, is very tired, and has swollen glands.
Not related?: The fever and swollen glands are most likely not related to the head injury but I would have the little guy checked to be sure. When he fell was he knocked out or dazed? Or did he scream immediately? Usually if they cry right away that is a good sign. Either way, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red spots across my upper body and swollen glands at the base of my head, feeling very tired. Not sure what I can do?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
Wish you good health! ...Read more
I think i have a Dysplastic Nevi in my head but i also have swollen glands(painless) on back of head can it be related if it is its dangerous?
See your doctor: IT can be related but more than likely its not. It not always the size of the lymph node but its more the quality. IS it hard to touch, is it mobile , is it growing? Go see dermatologist and you'll have more definitive answer ...Read more
My body feels week my feet are.Cold and sometimes they tingle my head hurts I have swollen glands can't really swollow sweatinf a lot what do I do?
See your physician: The best and most important thing to do is to see your physician. There are many things which can cause your symptoms but as a hematologist i would want to make sure you do not have something like a lymphoma (given your age possibly hodgkins lymphoma). Your physician can do a physical examination, take an appropriate history and order relevant tests and referrals to determine what is happening. ...Read more
Sore bumps on head, swollen glands in neck, throat feels enlarged? Been doing this for over a year now.
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
My son has had a fever for 3 days. Sore head, swollen glands, sore to swallow, sore tummy. No rash. Tired otherwise no other symptoms. Neck flexible?
I have severe neck pain and the back of my head is also in pain more on the right side than the left. Swollen glands constant feeling of pressure?
Muscle spasm: Sounds like your neck muscles that extend up into your scalp are irritated. This may have been triggered when the lymph nodes rapidly enlarged. Why is another question - they respond to perceived threats to your body like infection. Moist heat, mild stretching and some ibuprofen might help. Massages good too. If continues or worsens see your MD. http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/neck-shoulder ...Read more
Swollen glands on back of head w headache made worse by bending down & moving eyes. Intermittent low grade fever <39degrees in evenings.Bk from africa?
Worried: You need to see your pcp, it can be infection or something more, but get evaluation urgently. ...Read more
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