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What would cause a gland to be abnormally swollen?

What would cause a gland to be abnormally swollen?

Lymph node: If it is acute and associated with pain an fever then it is infection and inflammation. If it is hard, fixed and no pain the lymphoma and cancer. ...Read more

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What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

What's the best way to know if my glands are swollen or inflamed?

Really the same: If your lymph nodes are swollen, this is usually due to an inflammatory response to infection. ...Read more

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My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong?

My rirghtside gland is swollen what should I do and what's wrong?

Sore throat?: Do you mean the right side of your throat? Likely, a upper respiratory infection is about to start or is being fought-off. If it has been swollen for more than a a month see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Can TMJ feel like swollen gland?

Possible: Inflammation of the TMJ would indicate severe trauma or damage (i hope this is not the case). Possibly it is another structure that is swollen, get an evaluation with your dentist! ...Read more

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Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Why do lymph glands become swollen?

Infection, cancer: Lymph nodes swell when they 'catch' a virus or bacteria. Immune cells multiply to fight the infx, causing swelling of the node (s). U can have 1 swell without other symptoms of illness. If it persists > 2-3 wks, get checked out. If a node is painful, it's more likely due to infx than something like cancer. The nodes 'catch' cancer cells that multiply & enlarge the ever-growing nodes. ...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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My glands are swollen the whole time and nothing works. I have sjorgens?

My glands are swollen the whole time and nothing works. I have sjorgens?

Swollen glands: Do you have dry eyes and mouth? Sjogrens is one of the differentials - a chronic autoimmune disease in which lymphocytic infiltrates replace salivary parenchyma. Others include Sarcoidosis and Lymphoma. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

What can cause a swollen lymph gland?

Inflammation: Swollen lymphnodes are caused by things that cause inflamation. This can be infectious: viral or bacterial, chemical exposure, allergies. Tumors can cause swelling: lymphoma or metestatic turmors. ...Read more

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How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

How can I reduce swollen lymph glands?

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: First step see your doctor, after an exam and labs he then will advise you on best treatment and follow up. With out this evaluation you don't know what your dealing with. ...Read more

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Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Fat underarms or swollen lymph glands?

Could be both: Probably soft tissue/fat tissue- but it could be either one. If in doubt, go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. ...Read more

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Can a swollen pituitary gland be serious?

Can a swollen pituitary gland be serious?

Yes: An "swollen" pituitary gland could be serious and medically followed up by the appropriate specialist, usually an endocrinologist or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do about swollen lymph glands?

Biopsy: The only way to definitely know why lymph glands are swollen is biopsy. However, most of the time they are benign. Benign glands are generally small, painless, soft, and located in several areas. They also tend not to get larger, and sometimes wax and wane in size over time. A growing lymph node, or one which is painful or very hard to touch should be looked into. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a swollen neck gland?

What to do if I have a swollen neck gland?

See physician: A swollen nodule in the neck could be a lymph node or a host of other conditions. See your physician if this does not improve within a week. ...Read more

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So how can you tell if your glands swollen?

Glands: Lymph nodes typically cannot be felt if they have never been involved in an infection. So if you can feel them then they are swollen. ...Read more

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Why is one of my glands swollen and painful?

Possible infection: Swollen lymph glands that are painful are usually a sign of infection or inflammation. In the groin it could be due to a small infection on the foot. In the neck, a throat, dental, allergy or virus.
The infections could be viral or bacterial. Sometime just irritation nearby can do it. Rarely cancer can be possible.
Get checked out. ...Read more

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Swollen gland near tonsil wall, what is this?

Swollen gland near tonsil wall, what is this?

Swollen gland: Impossible to say without physical examination but could be a jugulodiagastric lymph node. Please follow up with ENT doctor asap. ...Read more

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Sinus amd gland on jawline swollen, what's wrong?

Sinus amd gland on jawline swollen, what's wrong?

Not sure: Not sure based on provided information. See ENT doc or oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

Can implantation cause swollen Bartholin's gland?

No: If the Bartholin's gland is swollen then the Bartholin's duct is likely obstructed. You should see your ob/gyn for evaluation and management. A Bartholin's cyst can quickly become a Bartholin's abscess. ...Read more

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What could cause my gums and glands to be swollen?

What could cause my gums and glands to be swollen?

Infection: The glands are lymph nodes. They are factories that produce antibidies. When they work overtime, as in the case of an infection, they swell and become painful. Have the area evaluated by a dentist asap. ...Read more

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How would you know is your neck gland are swollen?

How would you know is your neck gland are swollen?

Glands: Swollen gland in the neck can occur with viral or bacterial infections. Enlargement sometimes makes swallowing uncomfortable and can be easily palpated by a trained physician. ...Read more

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My glands in my neck are swollen. What should I do?

My glands in my neck are swollen. What should I do?

See Dr,: If you have multiple swollen glands in your neck you should see your doctor to find out what is wront. St your age it could be anything from infection to something like lymphoma. Please see your doctor. Multiple swollen glands are more worrisome than a single swollen gland, especially if they have been there for more than a week. ...Read more

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My right side of my neck gland is swollen and hurts y?

My right side of my neck gland is swollen and hurts y?

Swollen lymph node: Hi, it seems you have a swollen Lymph node, possibly 2/2 some kind of infection, the infection could be in ur throat, ear or teeth, if this swollen gland didn't go away in a day or 2 then see an MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you detect that you have swollen lymph glands?

How can you detect that you have swollen lymph glands?

Feel for them: You can feel for then under the armpits, in the neck, in the area above the collar bones, and in the inguinal region (the front body crease where the leg meets the torso). ...Read more

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Wat does it mean when a swollen lymph gland goes away?

You're better: It means that what ever was causing the swollen gland has resolved and the gland has returned to its normal small size. ...Read more

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What could cause a swollen lymph gland in the mornings?

Many causes: Enlargememt of the lymphnodes can be anything from infections to allergies to malignancy you need a full history and phsical along with labs and a chest xray. ...Read more

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How to treat this swollen gland on the back of my head?

Don't: It should resolve on its own, however may take months. If it does not, or if it is getting bigger, or you are getting more of them, or it is larger than 1cm, get to your doctor asap. ...Read more

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How do you tell if your submandibular gland is swollen?

How do you tell if your submandibular gland is swollen?

Feel it: Normally, you are able to feel both of your submandibular gland's just behind the midportion of your jaw on each side. They should be of similar size and consistency, and neither one should be tender or enlarged. If one of them is bigger or more tender than the other, then it is likely swollen. If the swelling does not go down you should be seen by an ENT doctor ...Read more