Swelling In The Neck

Swelling or lump in the neck is called neck mass. Some conditions that can result in neck swellings are infectious mononucleosis, thyroid nodules, branchial cleft cyst, goiter, tonsillitis, Hodgkin's disease, thyroid cancer, and lymph node enlargement.

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My neck got swollen after an impacted wisdom tooth infection. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an impacted wisdom tooth on my left jaw. I had an infection three months back and now, it returned. My oral surgeon is holding off my surgery until confirmation from a rheumatologist. My infection has returned with tenderness, pain and spasms reaching my ear. They started me on ant...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you say your neck is swollen, the infection must be spreading. You better get admitted and start on IV antibiotics. I suggest Paracetamol with Serratiopeptidase combination twice daily for three days and Pan 40 before food twice daily for three days for reducing pai...  Read Full »

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