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what causes pain and swelling under the chin

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lump under chin: First, unless you have been diagnosed with one previously, a thyroglossal duct cyst is rare and something that has likely been searched out on the int ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not usually: Lymph node's in the neck are associated with various parts of the mouth. The tonsils drain into the lymph nodes in the upper part of the neck on the s ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is likely a lymph node or salivary gland. This is most often easily treated but the ENT evaluation will be very helpful.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely from enlarged: Lymph node due to your sorethroat but if it gets worse or bigger go see your dr.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes under the chin are usually responding/reacting to some kind of inflammation or infection in the mouth. You have to find the underlying ca ... Read More
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Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist: And notify him/her asap. He/she may possibly take a new x-ray if it had been awhile back and do clinical exam to check the rest of the teeth and you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
No: The thyroid sits much lower in the neck just above the breast bone. Swelling under the chin could be a lymph node or swollen salivary gland so see yo ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Salivary gland: Sounds like salivary gland with obstructed duct. See ENT doc for assessment/treatment.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Swollen lymph node: It may just be a swollen lymph node, but i would get it looked at by a doctor to play it safe.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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ENT consultation: Get an expert exam and have your throat and salivary glands checked.
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