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Could an infection in tooth or gums cause a swollen cervical lymph node in neck? I have been having problems with teeth on the affected side.

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In brief: Sure could

if the teeth in question have been hurting a while and an infection has been percolating down in that area for a while, it definitely could affect your lymph nodes.
Try to get to your dentist as soon as you can.

In brief: Sure could

if the teeth in question have been hurting a while and an infection has been percolating down in that area for a while, it definitely could affect your lymph nodes.
Try to get to your dentist as soon as you can.
Dr. Alexander Gamber
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Dr. Peter Karsant
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In brief: Swollen lymph node

It is possible for an infection in the tooth to cause swelling in the neck so see your dentist ASAP and have the area evaluated as these can be serious if left untreated.

In brief: Swollen lymph node

It is possible for an infection in the tooth to cause swelling in the neck so see your dentist ASAP and have the area evaluated as these can be serious if left untreated.
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dr. Peter Karsant
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