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What is the cause of a swollen lymph node under my chin? It is not painful, however , sometimes it gets aggravated by swallowing. Is this worrisome?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Probably not
Lymph nodes enlarge in response to inflammation since they are designed to help fight this.
The oral cavity is a major source of minor inflammation/infection and a swollen lymph node is not surprising. If it remains small, is soft and non-tender, and you have no other symptoms it should resolve. If not, have it seen by your family doctor or an ent.

In brief: Probably not
Lymph nodes enlarge in response to inflammation since they are designed to help fight this.
The oral cavity is a major source of minor inflammation/infection and a swollen lymph node is not surprising. If it remains small, is soft and non-tender, and you have no other symptoms it should resolve. If not, have it seen by your family doctor or an ent.
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. David Hicks
Family Medicine
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In brief: Salivary gland
Could this be a salivary gland the is worsening when eating and swallowing , lymph node should not be painful with simply swallowing.

In brief: Salivary gland
Could this be a salivary gland the is worsening when eating and swallowing , lymph node should not be painful with simply swallowing.
Dr. David Hicks
Dr. David Hicks
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