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A 16-year-old male asked:

i have a small bump in between my cheekbone and ear on one side of my face, and also have a minor sore throat/ cough. is this a swollen lymph node?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Probably: Probably. If that is the case, the bump should disappera after the others symptoms improve. If not, see your doc to look at the bump.
Dr. Jessica Allan
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Probably: It is very common for lymph nodes to swell during an upper respiratory illness. If it does not resolve in size over a few weeks go to a doctor.

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