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What causes swelling under the chin

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
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
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
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
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Likely from enlarged: Lymph node due to your sorethroat but if it gets worse or bigger go see your dr.
A member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
Cosmetic Dentistry 26 years experience
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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 17 years experience
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
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Salivary gland: Sounds like salivary gland with obstructed duct. See ENT doc for assessment/treatment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Go to Dr: Difficult to know. Someone needs to examine you. Is it an enlarged salivary gland, cyst, nodule, or lymph node?
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 40 years experience
Seek treatment: This could be caused by several things;with no pain &assuming it larger by the day it could be a clogged salivary gland located directly below the low... Read More
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