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Treatment for sore swollen gland below jaw line?

Treatment for sore swollen gland below jaw line?

Depends on the cause: There are many potential causes. An accurate diagnosis is needed. See your dentist! ...Read more

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Random swelling of lymph nodes. Lymph nodes on right jaw line swollen and painful! Doctor gave augmentin, went away...now back again. Any ideas?

Random swelling of lymph nodes. Lymph nodes on right jaw line swollen and painful! Doctor gave augmentin, went away...now back again. Any ideas?

Salivary nodes: These bumps may be swollen salivary glands that can get blocked by calcium deposits and then become infected. Easily treated with augmentin, but if infection returns I would seek attention from an ENT to see if the salivary duct is blocked. If this a lymph node infection, a biopsy is might be needed to determine the source of infection. ...Read more

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No insurance and need to see a doctor in palmdale lancaster area. Lump above adams apple cysts on jaw line, swollen lymphs, and throat sore to touch?

No insurance and need to see a doctor in palmdale lancaster area. Lump above adams apple cysts on jaw line, swollen lymphs, and throat sore to touch?

You need help: The problem you are describing will only can get worse if not treated. You will need to see a physician, despite your financial difficulties. Go to er and be frank and ask for financial assistance. They will find solution for you. Just try to see social worker before leaving er. ...Read more

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I have a swollen jaw (don't know why). What should I do?

See a dentist: Although there are many other possibilities, you might have an infection. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible to diagnose the cause of your swelling. Please be aware that untreated infections can spread and cause serious complications. They can even be life threatening. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a swollen jaw after being hit, in it?

How do you get rid of a swollen jaw after being hit, in it?

Time and ice: The sooner you get ice packs in the area the better. A bag of frozen peas also works well. Once it has already swollen to its maximum, you want external heat to help reduce the swelling. You can also use anti-inflammatory pain medication such as advil, Motrin or aleve. However, you should also see a dentist just to make sure nothing is broken or needs any other treatment or attention. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen jaw and ear tissue or gland?

What could cause a swollen jaw and ear tissue or gland?

Parotid tumor: If this is in front of your ear.. It could be a tumor of the parotid gland. See your local ent. ...Read more

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