Leukemia & Lymphoma Community
Lymph Nodes Under Jaw. Swelling More Each day
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to all leukemia and lymphoma issues, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), ALL, AML, CLL, SLL, anemia, biopsy, bone pain, chemotherapy, Hodgkins Lymphoma, monoclonal antibody therapy, Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, stem cell transplant , swelling, vaccine therapy, weakness, and weight loss.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Lymph Nodes Under Jaw. Swelling More Each day

I don't know if this is the proper Section but here goes.

I have a lymph node under my teeth on the right side swelling up more and more each day. I went to the dentist and he said I needed a root canal but can't get to doing it for ATLEAST 2 months. I'm a smoker but cut back since it expanded.
I had one last night and haven't smoked at all today. My dentist gave me an offbrand of Vicodin the standard Hydrocodone and Amoxicillin. Should i attempt to take anythign else for an anti inflammatory?

It hurts to the point of causing ear aches.
Related Discussions
Avatar_n_tn
Hi.
Can you clarify “lymph node under my teeth”?  Is it in the oral cavity, area near the chin, or at the angle of the jaw?  Are you having fever, difficulty in opening the mouth?
An infection on the tooth and/or gums can cause swelling of the lymph nodes near the area of the infection.  Stretching of the skin due to the swelling, as well as pressure effect on the surrounding normal structures can cause radiation of the pain.  In your case, the pain is radiated to your ear.
Did the condition improve after taking those medicines?  Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.  Hydrocodone is a pain reliever.  Those drugs should relieve the swelling and pain.    
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Leukemia & Lymphoma Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
1684282_tn?1350782543
Blank
The Death by Heroin
Feb 03 by Julia M Aharonov, DOBlank
Top Leukemia & Lymphoma Answerers
1081992_tn?1389907237
Blank
Ken_PA
PA
907672_tn?1381029323
Blank
Mochadelicious
WA