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Swelling under left side of jaw

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swelling under left side of jaw
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,
This can be related to the salivary gland --submandibular gland.
Infection of the gland is the most common cause.
Oral antibiotic course will help in that case.
A blockage to the salivary gland duct also can cause this.
A tumor can cause swelling as well.
Many salivary gland tumors are benign.
But you need further evaluation.
please see your doctor today.
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