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What Could Cause A Swollen Jaw And Ear Tissue Or Gland
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
I think I have a swollen gland below my left ear lobe, right next to the top of my jaw. My ear burns also. Hurts to look up/down. How to treat? Cause?
Yes: What you see on the outside, a 'pin head' size lesion, may be enormous underneath where you cannot see, inside the tooth. We see this all the time. A radiograph is used to determine the extent of the decay. It may be so deep that the nerve has been affected, and it seems that way from your symptoms. Go see a local dentist for treatment. ...Read more
Hard swollen gland where jaw meets ear. Likely parotid. Had for years, but now seems to be causing TMJ symp Who best Dr or dentist to help?
I got hit right where the jaw connects to the neck. and my ear hurts when I yawn or hiccup. It is also swollen in that area. could it be the glands?
No: It could be the neck of the mandible or the tissues surrounding it. Treat it like a bad bruise or contusion. If it is not improving or your bite is off, see your dentist. All the best. ...Read more
I have excrutiating pain in my jaw in front of my ear and have swollen glands behind my ear and neck. The pain seems worse after eating. Could this be a parotid salivary gland blockage or cyst? I don't have a fever or any other symptoms and haven't had a
Sialadenitis: The history is indeed suspicious for parotid infection (parotitis) and/or stone in the parotid duct, but it is not clear exactly what is going on. Other possibilities include neck abscess or lymphadenitis. All of these are pretty high acuity problems that warrant prescription medication treatment. I would consider ENT evaluation, or see your primary. If it's bad, er evaluation is appropriate. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My gland is swollen right where my jaw and neck meet, right under my earlobe. My ears have also been swelling. What is going on?
Maybe Parotitis: The parotid glands are the saliva-producing glands. Parotitis is an inflammation of one or both parotid glands. There are a number of causes including infection (both bacterial and viral), autoimmune (sjogren syndrome), obstructing stone or other causes of blockage, as well as sarcoidosis among many other less common causes. You need to see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 3 yrs I have had 1 hard swollen gland that itches on the r side where the jaw \ neck meet, swelling comes and goes \ear ringing. What is it?
Likely it's a benign: Lymph node condition.If it's persistent ask ur dr if he would consider doing a biopsy. Do u answer a lot of phone calls? It may be contributing to d ringing. I personally experience d same. ;#40;joke!;#41;see ur dr for any concerns. Take care! http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=94274. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-tinnitus-basics. ...Read more
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