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I have a swollen submandibular gland, what could be wrong?

I have a swollen submandibular gland, what could be wrong?

Many things...: What you describe could be the result of an infection, a stone in the duct or gland, a cyst or a growth, just to name a few of the more likely possibilities. I suggest that you consult with an oral surgeon as soon as possible. Based upon his\her findings, you may need to be referred to a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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1 swollen submandibular gland on right side don't feel ill or like I have an infection any idea what can cause this ?

1 swollen submandibular gland on right side don't feel ill or like I have an infection any idea what can cause this ?

Swollen gland: Patients cannot determine on their own whether or not they may have a dental infection which is asymptomatic. This requires not only a clinical exam by a professional but x-rays. There are also other causes, both dental and medical that can cause swollen glands (or other lumps that are not glands). See your own dentist first for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do for a swollen submandibular gland, sore throat, and nose infection?

See: See your primary care physician to determine whether or not it's viral or bacterial in nature, or something else. ...Read more

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What can I do to address swollen submandibular glands?

What can I do to address swollen submandibular glands?

See a doctor.......: See a doctor, may need to see a dentist....Blood count, jaw xray. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen submandibular glands? hiv? just have a little night sweats (no need to change sheets)

What can cause swollen submandibular glands?  hiv? just have a little night sweats (no need to change sheets)

Calculi: Swollen submaxillary glands are inflammatory in nature for the most part and usually attributed to calculi. Submax carcinoma is one of rarest of salivary gland tumor sites. One must differentiate if these are salivary glands or lymph gland involvement but lymph glands bilat would also be rare and mostly one sided in submaxillary region. ...Read more

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Dangers with swollen submandibular glands and or swollen parotid glands? The ones I have swollen I can feel under the jaw and it hurts ears at times.

Dangers with swollen submandibular glands and or swollen parotid glands? The ones I have swollen I can feel under the jaw and it hurts ears at times.

Chronic infection: Chronic infection of salivary glands may be like any infection and spread infection throughout your system. Try massage, reduce swelling with enzymes such as papain/bromelain such as Clear.ease. ...Read more

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I have a swollen submandibular gland, night sweats, weight loss, irregular period, abdominal pain, history of ulcers, & leg itching that bruises. ?

I have a swollen submandibular gland, night sweats, weight loss, irregular period, abdominal pain, history of ulcers, & leg itching that bruises. ?

See dr.: The various symptoms that you have could be related to serious infection or even underlying tumor. You should consult physician for physical exam and testing. Testing probably would include blood tests and imaging. ...Read more

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Painless swollen submandibular glands times 6 months, fatigue, nausea, night sweats, loss of appetite, headaches. What could this mean?

Painless swollen submandibular glands times 6 months, fatigue, nausea, night sweats, loss of appetite, headaches. What could this mean?

See MD: Painless salivary gland enlargement is seen in diabetes, bulimia/anorexia, liver disease, autoimmune conditions, and hiv. The other symptoms suggest a systemic disorder so would test for these. Recommend a good exam and appropriate blood evaluation. Hope you find the cause. ...Read more