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Swollen Neck Glands (Overview)

You have a series of glands made up of lymph tissue that run along under your jaw (both sides) and under the muscle that runs from behind your ear down to your collarbone. (scm muscle) . In the presence of infection they become swollen. They feel tender and bigger than usual. If you have these you should see your doctor for a diagnosis and for treatment.


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Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Rotten wisdom teeth, food gets stuck inside. Can that cause swollen neck glands, a low grade fever and feel sick all the time?On cipro (ciprofloxacin). Just worried.

Yes: Yes, rotten wisdom teeth can cause all of the symptoms you describe. The solution is to have these infected wisdom teeth removed. An antibiotic can only help shrink the infection, it will not make it go away. You should make an appointment with an oral surgeon asap so they work with you to solve this problem. ...Read more

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Swollen Neck Glands (Overview)

You have a series of glands made up of lymph tissue that run along under your jaw (both sides) and under the muscle that runs from behind your ear down to your collarbone. (scm muscle) . In the presence of infection they become swollen. They feel tender and bigger than usual. If you have these you should see your doctor for a diagnosis and for treatment.


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How to treat swollen neck glands from a head injury?

How to treat swollen neck glands from a head injury?

NOT RELATED: Swollen glands are not related to head injury head injury can not cause swollen glands, if you have swollen glands you should see your doctor to find the cause and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Cause of swollen neck glands but am not sick?

Cause of swollen neck glands but am not sick?

Check it out: Swollen glands are not always serious, but they are never "normal". If not associated with an obvious illness like a current cold or flu, they should be checked out with your doctor this week. Many kinds of infections first appear like this. Some are minor, some very serious. More rarely, some kinds of cancers appear this way. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
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Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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What to do if i keep getting swollen neck glands, why?

What to do if i keep getting swollen neck glands, why?

Need an ENT check up: Neck glands can swell up from repeated sore throats. This generally happens from virus infections but it can also be due to a strept throat infection or your tonsils may be infected. A good medical/throat exam is necessary to find the cause and treat it. An ENT doctor is the best specialist to help you solve this probelm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: swollen neck glands?

What is the definition or description of: swollen neck glands?

Swollen glands: You have a series of glands made up of lymph tissue that run along under your jaw (both sides) and under the muscle that runs from behind your ear down to your collarbone. (scm muscle) . In the presence of infection they become swollen. They feel tender and bigger than usual. If you have these you should see your doctor for a diagnosis and for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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How come i keep waking up with swollen neck glands?

How come i keep waking up with swollen neck glands?

Swollen neck glands: How long have they been swollen? Are they painful? If the contition persists longer than @ weeks, you might think to see an md. ...Read more

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Is it better to use cold/heat on swollen neck glands?

Is it better to use cold/heat on swollen neck glands?

Neither: Tray taking an NSAID such as advil (ibuprofen) or motrin, if the glands are too large and causing you to have difficulty swallowing, call your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had swollen neck glands on and off for the past few months. My energy levels are a little lower than usual, but besides that I feel fine. Any ?

I've had swollen neck glands on and off for the past few months. My energy levels are a little lower than usual, but besides that I feel fine. Any ?

Mono vs lymphoma: You should visit your doctor. The things i would want to make sure you don't have are mononucleosis (a viral infection) or a type of blood cancer called lymphoma. If you have any high risk behaviors also consider getting an HIV test. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Hochman
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Enlarged Neck Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Increased size of the lymphatic structures which filter lymph & form lymphocytes . This can occur in response to inflammation or infection. In this case lymph nodes in ...Read more