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fast growing neck lump under jaw line doubled in size in one month

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Wait for report: Wait for biopsy report , if it is benign, it is post operative reaction and will subside in couple of wks , speak to your surgeon if any treatmen ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck nodes: We don't know anything about you, not even your age let alone any medical or social history history . Your doctor needs to evaluate you including revi ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Nodes: If you have noticed this for awhile, I would recommend getting checked by your doctor.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymph gland enlarged: Lymph glands may enlarge when there is an acute infection. Usually, this is temporary and the lymph node will reduce to original size. Sometimes, ho ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: an infected lymph node in the axilla, lymphadentis, you need to see your doctor for assessment, or a surgeon, you may very well need antibiotics, mean ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Lump back of neck: Most likely a hair follicle cyst bur would need to see and feel it. Get a Dr to look at it. Or ask your Barber.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Possible abscess: I strongly suspect that decay has gotten under your cap ( crown) and infected the nerve of the tooth. Go see your dentist or an Endodontist. ( root ca ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph nodes: Tender nodes could be due to an underlying infection or inflamed area. If there are several on the neck for over a month you should see your physician ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
See physician ASAP: This area should be evaluated by the physician who performed the surgery as soon as possible. It may or may not be realated to the facial tumor, but ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Holzman
46 years experience Mammography, Breast Ultrasound
See below. : Sounds like they may be lymph nodes. Jane this checked out by your Dr. to evaluate them and determine whether they may be reactive/inflammatory, or mo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, possibly!: You should see a primary care physician soon for a thorough evaluation. Your "lump" can be something common that doesn't necessarily need treatment (l ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Tonsillar nodes: Lymph nodes under the corner of the jaw enlarge mainly to inflammation of the tonsils, and if they have not changed significantly for the past 9 years ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Can't tell: Not a question that can be answered in this forum. Please see your Dentist for an examination and a differential diagnosis. Any pain/bleeding/swelli ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
Probably OK: If the lump is pea sized and not enlarging it is probably a reactive lymph node. Contact your doctor if it starts to get bigger. and relax, it sounds ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Malouf
Specializes in Dentistry
Surgeon or Derm.: Ask your dentist or primary care physician. Give them more details on the history of the mass(es) and any symptoms associated with them. They will p ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reed Day
Dr. Reed Day answered
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Get seen: See an oral surgeon for a panorex x ray.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: lipoma don't cause pain. Did you bump it and often fat necrosis can hurt. Please see your physician this needs to be looked at.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Lump behind ear: 22 year old gentleman past medical history significant for lymphadenopathy with painless lump behind ear, but the lump has been intermittently painful ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
I'm not a medical : Doctor, but I think you should have this seen ASAP. I'm sure my colleagues here will see my response and give you additional advice.
A member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: Could be a lymph node or something called a thyroglossal duct cyst. It may or may not be related to your pain which could be due to your teeth or jaws ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
MAMMOGRAM/US: If the lump is on the ribs and movable it is less worisome and may be a lipoma. If it is in the breast tissue it is more of a concern. You need a full ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See doctor: As I answered in repose a similar question, please see your doctor for an evaluation.
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