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Can swollen lymph nodes be caused by a tooth abscess?

Can swollen lymph nodes be caused by a tooth abscess?

Yes: The lymph nodes draining an area with an infection can become enlarged as the body tries to fight the infection. Typically lymph nodes in the neck, and behind the ears can swell from a tooth abscess. ...Read more

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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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Tooth #19 root abscess; extracted and bone graft. Two months later swollen lymph nodes and hard lump angle of jaw. On clindamycin.Did abscess spread?

Tooth #19 root abscess; extracted and bone graft. Two months later swollen lymph nodes and hard lump angle of jaw. On clindamycin.Did abscess spread?

Hard lumps: It is really hard to tell where your infection may be coming from, but among the list of possibilities is that your body rejected the bone graft, there may be another tooth along your bottom jaw infected, your gums may be infected, you may have an infection elsewhere in your head, or the lumps are not infection. Best to see your dentist to give definitive answers. I hope the best for you. ...Read more

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Could a cracked root canal tooth cause swollen lymph nodes? Had root canal 5 years ago, pain when chewing.

Could a cracked root canal tooth cause swollen lymph nodes? Had root canal 5 years ago, pain when chewing.

Cracked tooth: a cracked tooth can cause the symptoms that you describe. See a dentist ASAP for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can an impacted tooth lead to swollen lymph nodes, and cysts on the jaws line?

Can an impacted tooth lead to swollen lymph nodes, and cysts on the jaws line?

Yes: An infected impacted tooth can cause these. A panoramic xray or a cat scan may be needed to properly diagnose and treat. Visit your dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can a gum and tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes. Is this even possible?

Can a gum and tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes. Is this even possible?

Yes.: Swelling of the gums and soft tissue around an infected tooth is common. If there is a lot of inflammation, or the infection is not treated, the lymph nodes that drain the area of infection will enlarge as part of the immune response, just as would happen with other infections like a cold or strep throat. ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a gum an tooth infection cause swollen lymph nodes any dentist or people who had this?

It is possible: Any infection in an area can cause swollen nodes or glands. Consult your dentist or physician immediately for an exam. ...Read more

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Could swollen lymph nodes with normal CBC in neck be from wisdome tooth extraction 10months ago? Had bad infection & hole in sinuses at the time

Could swollen lymph nodes with normal CBC  in neck be from wisdome tooth extraction  10months ago? Had bad infection & hole in sinuses at the time

Lymphadenopathy: If you have persistently enlarged lymph nodes in the cervical chain it would be advisable to have this looked at by an experienced clinician. Most are quite benign, but can also be suggestive of potential problems. ...Read more

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Can a long-term wisdom tooth eruption cause symptoms like swollen lymph nodes under chin, behind ear and enlarged gland right under the tongue ?

Yes, It is infection: Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. However, sometimes they appear many years later. If you are experiencing pain, swollen lymph nodes and it does not go away or if you find it difficult to open your mouth, you should see a dentist for evaluation, x-ray and wisdom teeth removal. ...Read more

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Can a broken molar tooth cause swollen lymph nodes and nausea?

Can a broken molar tooth cause swollen lymph nodes and nausea?

Swollen nodes: If merely broken? No. However that tooth, other teeth that have infections, gum infections or any infection in your head can cause swollen lymph nodes. Many individuals have chronically swollen nodes from allergies, sinusitis, etc. All tender or swollen nodes (or any lumps) should be evaluated by your physician (and dentist) as appropriate to the location and symptoms present. ...Read more

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Tooth Abscess (Definition)

A tooth or dental abcess is an infected tooth. The tooth can become infected by a caries ( decay) or by trauma, or through a gum infection or some other way. A tooth abcess may be life threatening so it should be taken care of asap. A dentist will recommend extraction or root ...Read more


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Dental Abscess (Definition)

Dental abscess is also known as Tooth abscess. A dental abscess happens from 3 main causes. 1) trauma 2) decay 3) periodontal disease. The first two are easier to treat. When a tooth has an abscess with a periodontal component the outcomes can be successful, but ...Read more


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