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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Board Certified, Endodontics
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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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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Melanie Mintzer
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
40 years in practice
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
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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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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
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What is the cause of a swollen jaw that is half the size of a tennis ball? Sore along the jaw line. No color distortion.

What is the cause of a swollen jaw that is half the size of a tennis ball? Sore along the jaw line. No color distortion.

Swollen jaw: Swollen jaw without trauma or injury is usually the infection. Please see a dentist right away. Have xray of jaw and possibly get antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
48 years in practice
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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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Dr. Louis Gallia
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
39 years in practice
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What do I do about a swollen jaw and face from getting punched?

What do I do about a swollen jaw and face from getting punched?

See oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon or ENT doc ASAP. You may have a broken jaw or facial bone. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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