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Swollen Glands Under The Jaw
I have swollen glands under my jaw and it feels like my jaw is slightly swollen. Recently started flovent inhaler. Related? Cause for concern?
And Flovent is for?: Swollen glands (lymph nodes) are unlikely to be from the flovent, but more likely to be from the reasons Flovent is being used. Flovent is used for asthma, which worsens when a person has a cold, a flu, a sinus infection, or allergies. Those conditions can cause swollen lymph nodes in and around the neck. Of course, it's possible that the swollen glands are due to other unrelated reasons, too. ...Read more
What does it mean when you have a really sore throat, stuffy & runny nose, and swollen glands under your jaw?
I have a swollen gland under my jaw that is very painful. It feels like it is pressing on the jaw. Is there anything I can do for the pain?
Depends what it is: if it's anything related to your mouth, like a dental abscess, or lower wisdom tooth pain, then you need to see a dentist for diagnosis, management, and treatment. If it's a swollen lymph node, then you need to be examined by your PCP first to determine what to do, or if it's from an insect bite or something else. Your PCP will be able to help you the fastest by examining it in person. ...Read more
Clindamycin for ear infection? Wi it work? And is a swollen gland under the jaw by the ear part of the ear infection
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 ?
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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