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What Can You Do For Swollen Glands
Lymph nodes: The swollen "glands" under your jaw or upper neck, that occur during a cold, are lymph nodes full of lymphocytes reacting to fight the cold virus. They produce cytokines that cause pain and fever: Your bodies way of telling you to take it easy. They will subside on their own after the virus is cleared. Aspirin, Tylenol, or ibuprofen may ease the pain of tender lymph nodes or sore throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Node vs Saliva gland: Depending on location, swelling in the head and neck area may be one of more lymph nodes or one or more salivary glands. Painless swelling without recent infection or trauma in the area needs to be evaluated. I recommend a visit to your primary provider or an ent/ otolaryngologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes swollen glands on the insides of your cheeks? Feels like skin flaps and have been there for two years
Lymph nodes: Which glands (lymph nodes) are you referring to? If you have swollen lymph nodes in the neck and a recent upper respiratory infection, that may be normal. If you have lymph nodes in other areas like the arm pit or groin or the ones in the neck that don't go away, you need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes...: More information will be needed to reach an accurate diagnosis. If you've had a recent infection in the same region, these may be enlarged lymph node & related. What is the tempo of the swelling & pain? Where are they located? Are they tender? Soft or firm? You should see your physician if they are not getting better for a full history and exam, and perhaps lab tests. ...Read more
I been going to my Dr once a week so he can help me feel better one of my meds was making me sick can it cause my swollen glands? Happy thanksgiving.
Swollen glands: Without knowing the drugs you were on, one cannot render an opinion ...Read more
Lymphadenopathy: Enlargement of the lymph nodes is recognized as a common sign of infectious, autoimmune, or malignant disease. Most commonly, in healthy individuals, the glands (lymph nodes) will enlarge as they work to fight off infections, be they viral and or bacterial...For example a child with a sore throat may develop associated swollen glands. If they stay enlarged, then seek medical attention. ...Read more
Visit your DR: There are to many possible causes, unless you have any other symptoms it would be hard to diagnose. ...Read more
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