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Dr. Gregory Hines
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Swollen gland under jaw line, sore gums, sick to my stomach...Any suggestions? Losing voice but no sore throat.

Dr. Gregory Hines
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Swollen gland under jaw line, sore gums, sick to my stomach...Any suggestions? Losing voice but no sore throat.

Be seen: It could simply be a virus causing your symptoms. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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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


Dr. Sewa Legha
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Enlarged swollen glands under jaw, do I need to remove it?

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Georgia Latham
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Can sinus cause swollen glands under jaw and middle of neck to swell

Dr. Georgia Latham
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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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Dr. Jonathan Kameros
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How can I eliminate swollen glands under jaw bone?

Dr. Jonathan Kameros
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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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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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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 ?

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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 ?

Ok: You have your wisdom tooth erupting. There may be an infection if you are swollen. Please see a local dentist for evaluation ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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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.?

Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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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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Dr. Sewa Legha
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I have swollen glands in face and just under the jaw, any tups?

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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Dr. Myron Arlen
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What can cause swollen glands in the face and just under the jaw?

Dr. Myron Arlen
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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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Dr. Charles Greenberg
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What would indicate swollen glands on both side under the jaw without other symptoms?

Dr. Charles Greenberg
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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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Dr. John Comisi
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Swollen Glands (Definition)

Swollen glands is also known as Enlarged lymph nodes. Swollen glands usually refers to enlarged lymph nodes. Lymph nodes may become enlarged during an infection as the nodes fill ...Read more


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