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Swollen Neck Glands (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Can a white knot under my tongue be connected to swollen neck glands?

Can a white knot under my tongue be connected to swollen neck glands?

Yes: The white knot could be a salivary stone, like a kidney stone, or mucous plug that is blocking the flow from salivary glands under tongue and jaw. This can cause them to backup with fluids and swell. Have your dentist check it out. ...Read more

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I was diganosed with cervical adenitis, swollen neck glands wgat does that mean?

I was diganosed with cervical adenitis, swollen neck glands wgat does that mean?

Inflammation: Lymph nodes usually swell in response to some type of infection in the local area. Some times the nodes will do that without obvious infection and antibiotics may be needed. If they do not resolve with this treatment need to consider if some type of blockage in the lymph system or if more generalized problem leading to the swollen nodes. ...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

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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

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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