I have had an uncomfortable pain on (my) right side of thoat, the gland feels quite hard. It becomes swollen the lower jaw line is also swollen and the pain reaches up to my right hand cheek bone. The gland is always there. This pain has been for about 3 years, I went to the doctor 3 years ago he told me to go to the dentist, who couldn't find anything wrong, the dentist reffered me to the dental hospital, who said didn't know what could be causing it.
According to the symptoms you report (a swollen and painful lymph node under the right jaw existing for more than 3 years) you could be experiencing some kind of lymphadenopaty. The real nature of the lymphadenopaty (inflammation or tumor) can be determined via a fine needle punition or/and biopsy. You can consult an ENT-specialist to diagnose and treat this condition, rather than a dentist.
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