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Numbness and tingling on lower jaw, neck, tenderness, neck pain, feel a nodule. Reason?

i have numbness and tingling along my lower jaw and neck on the right side of my face; I also have some neck pain and tenderness; I can also feel a small nodule on the R side of my neck which I just have been assuming (hoping)was a gland; I have theses symptom's for ~2 months and they haven't resolved and lately I feel they have worsened; what do you think it can be?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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Thanks for writing to us.

Tingling on lower jaw occur due to-any p eri apical infection of tooth spread into sinus spaces.

Inflammation of lymph nodes can also cause such symptoms.

I would advice you to get a thorough clinical evaluation by a dentist.

Infected tooth has to be restored or extracted.

Maintain oral hygiene well. oxy cillin as well as analgesics can relieve pain temporarily.

Pus if present,has to be drained completely.

Hope this helps.

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