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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 ?

6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Tooth eruption

The tooth can cause pain, but usually not so much in the way of adenopathy.
I would be concerned about an infection and you should get checked.

In brief: Tooth eruption

The tooth can cause pain, but usually not so much in the way of adenopathy.
I would be concerned about an infection and you should get checked.
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Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

all unresloved infections over time could either drain or evolve or both.
Infections with third molars could drain inferiorly to the lymph nodes, or to the tongue, superiorly to the ear, or evolve into a cancerous focus.

In brief: Yes

all unresloved infections over time could either drain or evolve or both.
Infections with third molars could drain inferiorly to the lymph nodes, or to the tongue, superiorly to the ear, or evolve into a cancerous focus.
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