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

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
If the lump has not grown in 10 years, let it be. It may be a scarred lymph gland that is palpable and responds to changes in oral flora. You may feel... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
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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Dr. Parag Parikh
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Agree it is insignif: The basic function of lymph nodes is to trap germs and attempt to kill them,,resulting in their enlargement,other causes,that need further evaluation,... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bledsoe
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Infection?: This could be a salivary gland infection, lymph node, or less likely a cyst. I recommend getting it checked out by a doctor so that you can get treat... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 11 years experience
Many choices: It could be an abscessed tooth or an impacted wisdom tooth. Advise you to start with a dental visit for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 years experience
Symptoms: Symptoms indicate infection. Source of infection has to be discovered and treated. You say smoking makes it worse. Concern is the harm smoking can do,... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 47 years experience
The most common: cause of a neck lump is an enlarged lymph node. Or, in the location you describe, an enlarged or swollen salivary gland. But the fact that it seems to... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
Dermatology 21 years experience
Benign nodule : Common surface nodules on the neck include cysts and lipomas. They may grow larger or be painful. However there are some nodules that may be cancerous... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
Urology 55 years experience
??salivary stone: The spot you are describing is where the submandibular salivary glands are,one on each side of the midline.Each gland has a duct(channel)which carries... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Lymph nodes: These lumps are likely to be lymph nodes, but can also be skin cysts. Depends on how long you had them, they can be secondary to a virus, or skin irri... Read More
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