I have a swollen lymph node just below the ear next to my jaw

United States
October 11, 2006 3:13pm CST
Can anyone tell what I should do? Should I have removed? Is there a type of medication I could take to reduce the swelling?
4 responses
@Force_Fed (748)
• United States
11 Oct 06
What should you do?? You should call a doctor and not ask questions from random netizens about something that is potetially life threatening. I'm not trying to be mean here. But get advice from proffesionals. For your own safety g'luck Force
@thisisme (263)
• United States
11 Oct 06
LOL, he actually got helpful advice from me.
• United States
12 Oct 06
LOL. we both gave the same advice. "go to the doctor" Great minds really do think alike. Force
• United States
12 Oct 06
Most of the time those go away by themselves but go to the dr and see what he say
@thisisme (263)
• United States
11 Oct 06
so, this simply means you have a Virus go to the Dr. and they will give you antibiotics... Swollen glands are just a sign of infection... = ) no biggie!
• United States
11 Oct 06
is it painful? has it always been there and bothered you, or is it seasonal and comes and goes. most likely it's just a cold or the flu. worst case senario it's a goiter and you'll have to see a doctor.