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Swollen Lymph Nodes Under The Jaw
Usually some: type of infection, in mouth, gums, salivary gland, mononcucleosis, tuberculosis, etc.. Less commonly, disorders of the lymphatic system, such as lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, sarcoidosis. Even less commonly, metastatic cancer from thyroid, lung, breast, etc. If it persists, you should get a medical evaluation. ...Read more
The ultrasound report on my swollen lymph nodes under my jaw said they are hypoechoic and vascular. Fnab to come. What % that it's benign?
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are throughout your neck and body. They can enlarge for a variety of reasons including infection, inflammation and even cancer. Often, a needle aspiration of lymph nodes helps to tell what is going on with a lymph node, so this is the right step in the process of evaluation. The ultrasound characteristics are somewhat concerning, so get the needle test so you'll know what it is. ...Read more
(1 month) swollen lymph nodes under my jaw, some pimple like spots on my tonsil. When I swallow, my ear feels itchy. Taken doxycycline but no use.
Get checked: Get checked by a ENT for your throat, your tonsil, and your ear. Get checked by a dentist to see if there an abscess related to a tooth. Lower teeth infections frequently drain to the lymph nodes. Appropriate AB will typically have a positive effect in 3-4 days. Only testing will identify an appropriate remedy for the infection. ...Read more
How do I know if I'm feeling a swollen lymph node under the jaw (near chin) or my salivary gland? It's on both sides, feels like a nonmoveable ball.
Duration?: Likely a reactive lymph node. If persists another week, see ENT doc for assessment. ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node under my jaw. Saw doc, said it was firm but movable. It is larger than 1 cm. Dark, burning spot on lip same side of lymph.
Be concerned: Inflammation or tumors of the lip will involve lymph nodes under the chin or along the lower edge of the mandible. Most nodes are < 1 cm and soft. It could be as simple as a cold sore or as bad as a cancer. If there is no improvement after a couple weeks or it continues to worsen see md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I notice a swollen lymph node under my jaw today (right side-1inch). It's a little bigger than the one on the left side. I took hpv vaccine on May 1?
Sore throat: most likely due to viral syndrome / cold / if not gone in 2 weeks see internist ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node under my jaw. It hurts to swallow and im having really bad hot flashes. Im on my period. Is this normal?
No: Neither the swollen lymph node, nor the pain on swallowing are normal. You may have an infection and that may be causing fever that you are interpreting as hot flashes. If you were having hot flashes at your age, that would be one more reason to see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph nodes under right jaw for 4 months. Started with a virus and sudden acid reflux but never went down. Throat always feels swollen. Not much pain. Size of my pinky and hard. WBC is normal. Thyroid is fine. No health issues. ?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor. You need to be examined. You may. Red further testing do get going please ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node under right jaw line that gets hard when I smoke cigs and soft when i stop it swells and hurts what could cause this. ?
Salivary gland stone: I suspect you may be dealing with sialolithiasis: a stone in the submandibular salivary gland or duct. Pain and swelling often increases with eating, although I'm not aware of any association with smoking. Will often respond to conservative Rx. SEE > http://bit.ly/1RH2Sx7 See your physician. ...Read more
Likely the sore: Mouth sore is in all likelihood responsible for the enlarged node. The node will subside as the mouth sore heals, though there may be some lag. ...Read more
My 4 yo has a perforated ear drum that is being repaired in a few days. He also has a swollen lymph node under his jaw on same side. Related?
My 4 yo has a perforated ear drum that is being repaired in a few days. He also has a swollen lymph node under his jaw on same side.Related? Leukemia?
Lymphadenopathy: It would not be unreasonable for this boy to have swollen lymph nodes on the side of an injury, abrasion, or other inflammation. I see no reason to suspect leukemia, so don't concern yourself with that. Just indicate the finding to the ENT surgeon as you check in for his tympanoplasty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I developed a very tiny swollen lymph node under my jaw after a tooth extraction/infection. I now have a tiny one on the left side of my rib cage.
Many things: Certainly infection of the oral cavity or ears is hight on the list but of course one has to rule out lymphoma, head and neck cancer, as well as some other disorders. You should talk to your family doctor. They may try a course of antibiotics and if this is not successful..They will further investigate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can painful face blisters cause swollen lymph nodes under jaw? Lymph nodes with size of 10 to 12 mm and 5,6 mm width. For many years.
Systemic infection: your symptoms are ominous and serious: please get examined and tested asap. ...Read more
My WBC is in range of 13 to 15 since 2 months. Now i have swollen lymph nodes under jaw which are painful on touch. I also have low grade fever 99'F?
Swollen lymph nodes under jaw 1.8x1 CM and neck, sweating, body ache, high WBC (11), dental ruled out, ENT ruled out, GP ruled out, who should I see?
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