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Hard, movable node under jaw near the abscessed tooth, headache, neck pain, obstruction feeling in throat. Cause?

hi i have a rock hard movable non tender sub mandibullar lymph node about the size of jelly bean under rifgt jaw where i have an abscessed tooth but have two hard smaller nodes on left side accompinied by headaces neck pain and feel like i have some stuck on right side of throat when i swallow i have been feeling tired all the time as well took antibiotics for a month now and swelling of lympgh nodes are not going away what could be going on thank you
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Dear friend, welcome and thanks for entrusting your query here at HCM!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

Hard lymph nodes below the jaw which are not going even with a month of antibiotics are suspicious.
Usually they enlarge in response to infection, but disappear after an appropriate antibiotic.

Persistence should be evaluated by a surgeon for possible Tuberculosis or cancer.

A lymph node biopsy may be needed if the doctor finds appropriate on clinical examination.

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Answered: Fri, 1 Feb 2013
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