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Suggest remedy for swollen gland under ear

Hi, I have a swollen gland on my right side under my ear at jaw bone. It has been swollen for 8 weeks. I dont have a sore throat and there is no pain. I am diabetic also take meds for artiral fib. Recently had upper teeth removed and dentures made. Also have sinus problems. What could the gland problem be ? Thank You
Fri, 13 Jun 2014
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hello, thanks for your query, enlargement of gland since 8 weeks should be evaluated. I assume it's salivary galnd( parotid) it could be due to swelling secondary to some other diseases , ch parotitis, growth, kindly visit an ent surgeon for proper evaluation and treatment. all the best. take care.
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