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I woke up with a very tender spot above my left lymph node

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I woke up with a very tender spot above my left lymph node in my neck. Both lymph nodes do not appear swollen, but right above and a bit more posteror towards the bend in my jaw it is very tender. any ideas?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.

mysticdoc :

hello,

mysticdoc :

this is likely from an infection.

mysticdoc :

viral infection is the common cause

mysticdoc :

but if it persists or worsens in next 2 days, then bacterial infection of the gum or oral infection can cause this.

mysticdoc :

at this point, just wait & observe.

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