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hard pea sized lump under chin

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Exceedingly unlikely: You probably have an infection and the small bump is a lymph node signifying your body responding to the infection.
Dr. Manoj Reddy
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Highly unlikely: Sounds like an infection. Consult your primary care.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymphadenopathy: Infections of the tonsil or pharynx can be accompanied with cervical or submandibular lymph node swelling. An abcess or subcutaneous mass should be ru ... Read More
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Dr. Felizardo Belga
63 years experience General Practice
?thyroid nodule: Get an ultrasound to resolve the cause then it will tell you whether it is a cyst or a nodule. You are still young tho. Either way, depends on the fi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor.: This could be an enlarged lymph node or a cyst. Your doctor should be able to tell you and recommend the proper treatment (or observation).
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Lump: The fact that it fluctuates in size would speak more for a cyst. However, a biopsy might be helpful.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
48 years experience Pediatrics
Lumps....: It is most likely a lymph node. Is it tender? How long has it been there? Enlarged lymph node in children are not uncommon in the neck, the arm pit ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Weitberg
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Evaluate further: Lumps under the chin can be due to many things. Depending on where it is exactly, it may be an enlarged salivary gland or lymph node or other etiolog ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Go to your MD: If you have swelling under your chin, you should get examined by a physician. It is possible that it is a submandibular lymph node, however, several c ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Lump under chin: It depends on exactly where this lump is, but my first guess is an inflamed submental lymph node. Typically lymph nodes swell and become tender while ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Ferguson
35 years experience General Practice
Possible hair bump: This sounds like it may be a hair bump.If this is the problem get magnifying mirror and some fine tweezers. If this an infected submandibular gland ... Read More
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