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Are inflamed lymph nodes under my chin/jaw something I should visit my doctors over? Is it possible to rupture one if you put too much pressure on it?

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Dr. Neel Karne
Surgery
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In brief: Patience

inflamed lymph nodes under the chin or jaw can be related to recent sickness.
Lymph nodes typically will stay swollen after a recent cough/cold/ear infection for several weeks. If the lymph nodes stay swollen he should see your primary care provider. Pressing on lymph nodes will not cause them to rupture.

In brief: Patience

inflamed lymph nodes under the chin or jaw can be related to recent sickness.
Lymph nodes typically will stay swollen after a recent cough/cold/ear infection for several weeks. If the lymph nodes stay swollen he should see your primary care provider. Pressing on lymph nodes will not cause them to rupture.
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