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Can an abscess on your gums that look black cause your lymph nodes to swell in the neck and armpits?

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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dentistry - Endodontics

In brief: Possibly

Abscesses that cause a lot of swelling in the mouth are the type that can spread to neck lymph nodes .
This then becomes a cellulitis and can spread along facial planes to the heart, or even upward to the brain. Any mouth swelling should be checked by your dentist.

In brief: Possibly

Abscesses that cause a lot of swelling in the mouth are the type that can spread to neck lymph nodes .
This then becomes a cellulitis and can spread along facial planes to the heart, or even upward to the brain. Any mouth swelling should be checked by your dentist.
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